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Historic station, designed to limit the number of Asian peoples entering California.
San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see on Angel Island, the US Immigration Station which is a preserved building that has history within its walls, You actually sense the feelings of the thousands immigrants who came through the doors of this building, and get a glimpse of what they...More

Thank beverleyhayes
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The trip on the ferry to Angel island is a fantastic tour of the bay. Angel Island affords itself of great hikes and an unforgettable visit to the Immigration station. I recommend you read “ Shanghai Girls “ before your visit. It will give you...More

Thank Destination479655
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Went here on our trip to San Francisco. Took ferry from on Pier 41 which gives you great views of Alcatraz, Golden Gate, and SF skyline. Key tip: At the cafe you can pay $7 for a round trip shuttle to the immigration station (much...More

1  Thank Melissa N
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We took a quick ferry ride over from Embarcadero. Once you get off, there’s a short cut to the detention center that involves walking up some stairs and a short walk. Admission is $5 for a self guided tour. You walk through the rooms where...More

Thank lindajhamilton
Reviewed June 19, 2018

EVERYONE should go here - and not to hike but to take the tour and remember how immigrants to the US were discriminated against in the past -- sound familiar?? The tour is long but extremely informative - we learned so much about the history...More

Thank harlemfamily
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of going to Angel Island Immigration Station for a professional development workshop for teachers and it was incredible. The stories from Angel Island are often overlooked in our national narrative, and going here is a truly enlightening experience. The boat ride...More

Thank Brianna M
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We have an opportunity to learn from history. We have so many memorials and monuments to remind us of the strength, stamina, and courage of our country. So many statutes, politically correct and politically controversial, to those who sculpted this nation. The Immigration Station is...More

6  Thank SFBayAreaTrekker
Reviewed August 14, 2017

The Angel Island Immigration Station is part of the California State Parks system, but is supported financially and politically by the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation. It therefore enjoys a significantly better state of preservation, interpretation and publicity than the other sites on Angel Island....More

1  Thank michaelbD7785DX
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I went to Angel Island Immigration Station. I read a lot about the station and I had a lot of questions that needed to be answered. I was grateful that the Immigration Station was finally opened, to visitors, in the year 2010. I took a...More

Thank trekky429
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

This is now a State Park and you can do a combined ferry trip here and to Alcatraz. We went in August and had been warned that it might be chilly so I was prepared with a fleece, a scarf and closed in shoes. However...More

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