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Ellis Island

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New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“hard hat tour” (155 reviews)
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New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The architecture of the main building was impressive. It had a great hall where the six second examination was performed to determine immediate visible medical problems. Also, at this point, about 14 quick questions were asked such as: name, occupation, etc. Around the outer perimeter...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed being there and seeing it but seemed to miss the actual wall of named somewhere. There wasn't as much reality than I thought there would be and couldn't get a good sense of the enormity of the facility.

Thank LisaMarieAtchley
Reviewed 3 days ago

A trip to NYC is not complete without visiting Ellis Island. Whether or not you have relatives who came through here, it gives you an astounding understanding--intellectually and emotionally--of what it took for the brave pioneers who traveled to our country.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 3 days ago

I expected to see a computerized scan of Ellis immigrants , etc. But there were none. It is a lot of new age made information, etc. Not as 'authentic' as I had hoped.

Thank columbiaangel
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first visit and, luckily, we took the hard hat tour. We had a great Docent who guided us for 2 hours, telling us about immigration and the inner workings of the Island, focusing on the infirmaries. We got to go outside the...More

Thank NcGhiagirl
Reviewed 4 days ago

We set out on a tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Although Lady Liberty is beautiful, we were particularly stunned by Ellis Island in the light of the current immigration laws of the US. I can't imagine the US without the likes...More

Thank SanderBerkouwer
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was such an interesting tour. We learnt so much about the history of immigrants arriving in NY. Very atmospheric and well laid out.

Thank ex_patFigeac
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a very eye opening experience to understand the immigration process of yester years. With opportunities to explore and understand how we as American's operate is needed by us all. Audio tour was good.

Thank welltraveledOkie
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this on an afternoon, following a trip to Liberty Island. Whilst we got almost things, you should allow a full day as there is so much to see, read, watch and think about. Great staff.

Thank Wadey57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the audio tour and it such a moving place to visit. You used to be able to look up family names in the records how this is now chargeable and has to be done on email. Still worth a really good go.

Thank R1KCX
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November 19, 2017|
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Response from Candy J | Reviewed this property |
Since we came with a tour, the guide was awesome, walking us through the entirety of the museum and it's different rooms. The stories are easily forgotten, but the feeling is permanently enshrined there. The rooms each... More
October 26, 2017|
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Response from simon o | Reviewed this property |
No. The ticket covers the cost of the ferry to both Liberty Island & Ellis Island, but you don't have to get off at Liberty Island, just stay on board until Ellis Island.
October 23, 2017|
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Response from JAMESknoxville | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry i don’t know this information contact them through the National Parks Service and they can help you.