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Ellis Island

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ticket
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ticket
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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.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Much to look at. We tried researching our ancestors (we are from Italy) but did not have enough time to search through the hundreds of thousands of names. We took the ferry over which was nice. Definitely a place to visit and spend time at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wintersnowflake1986
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing to learn the history and see the walk of names. Be prepared to look for family line names and take a picture. The future museum looks like it will be great. Can spend as much time as you want, as the boats come and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janice D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island as a part of our tour group. I could have stayed much longer than the allotted time given for this activity. The museum was very interesting and depicted the process immigrants had to undergo to gain...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura E
Reviewed 4 days ago

was very interesting going thru the museum and seeing all the rooms the immigrants had to pass through to gain entry into the USA many years ago. very pretty grounds. it is free to go in. has cafes for lunch and shops for souvenirs and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathughes167
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did this tour as it was part of the tour with the Statue of Liberty. The cafe was nice and the museum was interesting. It was a good insight to see how the settlers came to America. Very good interesting facts which we enjoyed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Niall030598
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the ferry from New Jersey to Ellis island and statue of liberty. Really God and interesting visit to the museum which is mainly pictorial but well set ou and worth a visit Did not get off the ferry got the statue of liberty due...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N5287JYsteveh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My Grandfather went thru Ellis Island when he came to the U.S. in the 20's. You could almost imagine the experience of an individual as you walked thru, looked at each exhibit and read the historical background. I hope everyone will get the chance to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 591jab
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow is all that I can say. You could spend the whole day there along with the Statue of Liberty. See the movie first, it is absolutely worth your time. Pick up an audio tour if you want more details although the film had told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I began looking into the sights of New York, I had chosen not to include Ellis Island as I believed it wouldn't be something that I'd enjoy. However, as it was included as part of my trip to The Statue Of Liberty, I made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dale-icious
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to imagine the amount of persons related to someone who passed through here. This is worthy of adding to your itinerary.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Paula G
November 18, 2018|
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Response from Bat999 | Reviewed this property |
It's the departure time from Battery Park
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Yes. There’s a gift shop that includes some good books about Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.