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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-883-1986
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Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-883-1986
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our main purpose was to see the statue of liberty but when the ferry was stopping at Ellis Island we just had to get off to look around! It's an amazing island and the history is something else. Every room has a story to tell...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 2 days ago

There a three main exhibition categories, all extremely impressive. Audio guides are free and really make up for a fantastic experience. Also, if it's not too crowded (it was a light visit during February), make sure you sit down every now and then as you...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an interesting museum surrounded by history. Very informative and excellently presented. Well worth a visit.

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The whole experience - ferry ride, Museum, views of Manhattan - is really special. When the weather is nice (and seagulls notwithstanding), there is a lovely picnic area outside the cafe.

Thank Iceni
Reviewed 6 days ago

As so much history, so many fates of people, hope and dreams have passed here. Good layout and interesting.

Thank RichardKohler
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is really fascinating. So much history, so much meaning, so well preserved. There's so much to see and unfortunately, we were on a schedule and missed a lot of it.

Thank Warner S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building full of history, lots of information and exhibits to see and read. Upstairs hall is beautiful, lovely grounds, plenty of seating areas outside. The view back to lower Manhattan is Wow

Thank ChazBroon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very historical and if you are visiting Liberty Island, you might as well drop by Ellis island to see the Immigration museum. It has good exhibits and you get to learn about its history.

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you pick up the headphones on the way in and listen to the story as you go. Such a great way to give a history lesson! We found it interesting and intriguing to see what it was like back then. If you like...More

Thank Lilian V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to go...I love visiting here and the feeling of awe I get every time I make time to go. Such a neat historical place to visit!

Thank mpalsabrown
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We went early on a Saturday morning in the fall. You could tell it was getting busiest throughout our time there. I think earlier is more important than what day. It is always busy but even with that I didn't feel... More
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I'm sorry. I just saw this. I bought my tickets a few days in advance during the off season, so it was pretty easy for me!