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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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Address: Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
Phone Number: 212-883-1986
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Ellis Island

Great historic value to anyone who had relatives that came here. Beautifully kept building. Didn't really care for the self-audio tour, it was hard to find the numbers that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Keyser, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great historic value to anyone who had relatives that came here. Beautifully kept building. Didn't really care for the self-audio tour, it was hard to find the numbers that corresponded to what area you were currently in. Ferry ride was quick from Liberty State Park, easy drive and plenty of parking.

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Prescott, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

As part of our tour of Statue of Liberty Island we toured Ellis Island and as a former history teacher I found it especially moving. The short movie on the main floor should definitely be seen before you do the tour. Did find the audio guide numbering very confusing by times so didn't use it as much as we did... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Combine the two trips a very informative history lesson of the immigration of many different nationalities who travelled to America for a better life. The audio tour is great giving an in site into the immigrants arrival and processing from the great hall.The place is vast so allow plenty of time to take it all in.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This tour was great! Perfect way to understand what people went thru. Felt perfectly safe throughout the tour, hard hat was only a precaution. Andy our tour guide was a fountain of knowledge and had a genuine enthusiasm in sharing the history and stories. The 'JR' artwork complemented the buildings perfectly and put the people back in to them. Would... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a must see for anyone. I found my grandparents entry into the country, their ship, their signature and status and their names on the monument. Amazing historical opportunity.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What an amazing tour through history, especially if you have ancestors that came through Ellis Island.

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This museum is ok, sort of drags on after a while though. It isn't something I would visit again but people interested in immigration, American history and family history would love it

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I loved Ellis Island -- the stories, the museum, and the general feeling of the place was just awesome! I learned so much & just felt such pride in my country.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I didn't really know what to expect. The website was clear that a lot of artefacts aren't on display since Hurricane Sandy. However I got there not expecting a lot and 3 hours flew by. The film was fascinating and although there are lots of things missing, there are still lots of things to read and look at. The ground... More 

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New Carrollton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a very amazing place. I love history and must say I was overwhelmed. From the moment I stepped off the ferry onto the property I was amazed, the enormity of the place is shocking, it is HUGE!!! The staff is amazing and full of information. You have to start off with the movie on the history of the... More 

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Address: Address: Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
Phone Number: 212-883-1986
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City

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