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Angel Island Immigration Station

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Jul 22, 2016
“so interesting”
Oct 26, 2015
“Sobering history”
San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed July 22, 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 October 26, 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 September 23, 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 August 9, 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
Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

My dad and I took the ferry from Tiburon in the morning and brought our bikes and a backpack full of snacks. We rode the first 1/3 around the island to the immigration station and had some snacks. We were approached by the tour guide...More

Thank Molly S
Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were taking a cruise up the coast with San Francisco as a port of call. We have done SF many times on road trips and visited most places more than once. One place which I always wanted to go was "Angel Island". I made...More

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed June 24, 2015

After researching my family's history and reading the excellent book Island, we came to San Francisco's Angel Island to walk the lonely steps our ancestors trod as they came to this new land, through the Ellis Island of the West Coast. We took the Blue...More

3  Thank RAINBOW1
Reviewed June 8, 2015

For my 200th separate Tripadvisor review the Angel island Immigration Station (AIIS) holds a very special place in my heart and life. It is a reason I am here. There is so much to this place and, yet, there is so much that can be...More

2  Thank flashncrash
Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you have family member(s) who went thru this detention center when they arrived in the U.S. and know a bit about what they went thru, this is a place to see. My Grandparents and uncle went thru here and I felt a sense of...More

1  Thank Crystalfox1
Reviewed April 13, 2015

Do not be fooled by the trail sign for the Immigration Station. The stair trail up the hillside is a doozy. To avoid the tram fare, take the bike trail (not nearly as steep as the stairs) or the road. (If you take a bike...More

Thank Trueshrew
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