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Ellis Island

New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-363-3206
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Small-Group Tour of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour
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Visitors can retrace the steps of their ancestors at this famous landing point that welcomed millions of immigrants to the United States.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place i had no idea about but a great walk round, heard one of the speakers give a full family account of the place. worth a visit

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took my ESL students there for a field trip. It was an emotional experience for some, as they, themselves, recently moved to USA. This is a great place to connect to our country.

Thank GinaNYCtraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

this place will make you feel small in a huge room of people. to stand where millions of our ancestors stool and visualize all they went through to get here is very humbling.

Thank JEAN P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was surprised how educational and enjoying this site was. My husband was the one who really wanted to see it. Well worth the effort

Thank 243MicheleB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth a visit if researching your family history. Gives you a real feel for the place, with great attention to detail, with the decor.

Thank NetRam57
Reviewed 5 days ago

Buy ferry tickets in advance. The lines in battery park were very very long when we were there. Still waited in line with pre-purchased tickets, but probably half the time of those who bought on the ground. Also go early in the day, they sold...More

Thank Paraglide2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

nice during low- peak Toursit months = May and September ( in hectic Summer months ; do a "drive by " on a Boat

Thank 1travelingGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading the reviews seems I did what most others did, took the ferry and didn't get off at Statue but straight to Ellis Island. A statue is best seen from far away and not interested in climbing it so why bother? Ellis Island is setup...More

1  Thank smacka21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the boat ride to and from Ellis Island with amazing views of NYC is worth the trip. If you go, do the audio tour. Without the audio commentary, it will not hold much meaning for you. Also, don't forget to look up your family...More

1  Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ellis Island can be seen from either side of the Hudson River in lower NYC and can't be missed. Take time to visit this landmark and learn the scale of history of this place. Your ancestors may have entered the USA here.

Thank 349Charles25
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loneflower1
3 January 2018|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. I entered my ancestors name and the website gave me: place of origin, date, and name of ship.
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loneflower1
3 January 2018|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
We decided not to get off at Liberty and just admired the view from the Boat. Ellis Island was excellent and you need a good 2/3 hours. Like Pam we ended up at Ground Zero so its along arduous day. Also recommend the... More
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Teddy_Llong
19 November 2017|
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Response from Candy J | Reviewed this property |
Since we came with a tour, the guide was awesome, walking us through the entirety of the museum and it's different rooms. The stories are easily forgotten, but the feeling is permanently enshrined there. The rooms each... More
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