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Address: New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
Phone Number: 212 363 3206
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Visitors can retrace the steps of their ancestors at this famous landing...

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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You will leave Ellis Island with something more inside you

What have impressed me more it has been the exhibition of the posters made in order to convince people to emigrate in the US because the Country, at that time, needed manpower.

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genova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What have impressed me more it has been the exhibition of the posters made in order to convince people to emigrate in the US because the Country, at that time, needed manpower.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So very interesting to see, hear about and feel the history inside this building and on the grounds of Ellis Island. I just sat there at one point to have quiet time and reflect and realize how we are all so very lucky and blessed. I am Canadian but you still feel what peolpe went through to get to this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a beautiful experience for all to see a part our history. You wont' be disappointed. It's always busy but worth every moment of waiting.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a boat trip over to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. I enjoyed this and took so much from it. I did find it a little eerie. To see where the immigrants were held and the process they went through. We booked our trip when we were out there, but I am lead to believe this may be... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The history of Ellis Island was reflected not only on the walls and displays but also in the make up of the people visiting, with many languages and nationalities represented, In this current political environment, I recommend that everybody visit Ellis Island to reflect on the causes of human migration and immigration and the impact this has on the world,

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ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my visit to Ellis Island. Especially as past members of my family would have passed through here in years gone by. Bitter sweet experience, really interesting. I would recommend getting there early as it gets very crowded and the queue for the ferry can build up very fast.

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Saratoga Springs,NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Ellis Island Museum was so inspiring to experience, considering the methods people traveled to the US in and the process they went thru to gain entrance into the US. The restoration and all the history captured as well as the pictures, it made me proud to be a US Citizen. There were many people there on a Sunday morning.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was so surreal to be able to visit the place my ancestors came through. I felt a lot of pride. My favorite place was the back garden near the immigrant name wall. There's some greenery that you can sit out in the sun and it's right along the water. My favorite view of the city and an amazing location... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a self guided tour which was extremely informative. Well worth a visit, especially if you want to trace your family history.

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Giaveno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An Island which can be reached by ferry. it's interesting because it gives and idea of what meant in the past being an immigrant in the BIG APPLE. Many well known people arrived there and are still alive in our memories. One is Fred Astaire great dancer

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