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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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Very Neat! A Must See!

We had a great time at Ellis Island and spent a few hours just wandering around. There is so much to see and do that I feel like I could go back again and spend another couple of... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time at Ellis Island and spent a few hours just wandering around. There is so much to see and do that I feel like I could go back again and spend another couple of hours. Make sure to go early because this places gets VERY popular later in the morning/day which makes it hard to see... More 

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Auburn, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After spending a couple of hours at statue of liberty expected a quick stop at Ellis Island. We grab the free audio tour headsets and started in large room on 2nd floor. The audio tour was very well put together and very informative. You were able to put yourself in the shoes of those that past through and have better... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed the ferry ride over to Ellis Island - via Liberty Island. Wonderful views. The museum at Ellis Island was laid out quite well. So much to see and organized in a way that helped keep everyone moving at a good pace. Very touching.

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Barry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't miss this, I unfortunately did! After visiting Lady Liberty the boat docked at Ellis Is. and we stayed on board as it had been a long day of sightseeing, so now I need to go back to do this tour. Any excuse to revisit this wonderful city !!

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Cairns
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ellis Is had some interesting things to discover and if you had ancestors to look up I think it would be wonderful for you. Glad we had a look though.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely love Ellis Island, so much so that this was my second visit. The museum is so interesting , with so much to see and lots of experiential exhibits. I learnt so much about the history of the island and New York, I love the fact that I could stand in the place 'The Godfather' stood when he arrived... More 

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St Albans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit to see in reality. Great history but a recent flood meant some exhibits were missing

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I like that it is.at your own pace. You go get in line for the ferry when you're done with the museum, which is convenient. There are two nice gift shops and a cafe if you'd like to stop for refreshments. You book the ferry through the outfit that sells tickets for the Statue of Liberty visit as well. Leaves... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not just a place, it is where many of our Families Imagrated to our Country, it has such a powerful feeling to it, as you shall see, Pictures all over the place showing the early days of America, and those who came, the conditions they endured, its just awesome to see. Many rooms depicting themes, and had places... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a part of the history of some many Americans ! You really should allow a couple of hours to see and experience everything offered.

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