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Angel Island Immigration Station

San Francisco, CA
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Historic station, designed to limit the number of Asian peoples entering California.
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Reviewed 14 August 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

Thank michaelbD7785DX
Reviewed 13 August 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 31 July 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

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I biked to the Immigration Station from the ferry dock and upon arrival realized the station didn't open until 11. This gave me time to tour the grounds for a bit. After paying just $5 I entered the museum and received a tour by an...More

Thank DannieTravel1
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place picnic, hike and bicycle. Photographers also enjoy many beautiful vantage points. When boarding the ferry to this lovely isle ensure you plan your day as service times are strictly enforced. April through November are peak tourist season. There are host...More

Thank Michael_7X7
Reviewed 29 May 2017

On this beautiful island on San Francisco's Bay sits Angel Island where immigrants from the Pacific area where detained until they were cleared to come to mainland America. They were mostly Chinese immigrants who were seeking a better life then the one they left in...More

Thank don1434
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Walking to the immigration station was really worth the effort. The view is magnificent, we walked along the bike route / normal road on the way there, and took the steps back down on the way back, which was a good idea combination because the...More

Thank ldh2
Reviewed 26 October 2015

After a nice shuttle & walk on a sunny day, it's quite sobering to view the exhibits at the Immigration Museum. Very well done, nice outdoor information panels and setting. Do not miss.

Thank SanFranciscoKate
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We had recently been at Ellis Island, so visiting its West Coast counterpart was a "must do." Truth be told, we learned more about immigration at Angel Island, perhaps because it is more raw history. The Chinese poems carved into the walls are quite moving,...More

Thank goety911
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The guided tour by a docent was superb. He was very knowledgeable. His presentation with nice elaborations was most interesting. Well worth the time as a part of a visit to Angel Island.

Thank Pete B
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