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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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Going back is always good

Going back to a place that you loved the first time doesnt always work out, but despite the dreadful floods last year this attraction is still a must for anyone interested in... read more

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Crewe, Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Going back to a place that you loved the first time doesnt always work out, but despite the dreadful floods last year this attraction is still a must for anyone interested in social history or the history of New York in particular

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found this visit very interesting. The tour guides were very knowledyeable. We learnt about how the immigrants arrived in New York.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the Ellis Island Immigration Museum after going to the Statue of Liberty. Interesting museum, although some parts did have way too much information in which was a bit overwhelming and long (might just be me though). Would highly recommend doing the free tours that happen - the guides are very interactive and humorous, which made it a memorable trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recommend getting to Battery Park early to catch the first ferry, it stops at Liberty Island fist and as I didn't want to go there I stayed on the ferry with the result that when I arrived at Ellis Island there were very few people there. It was peaceful and not at all crowded when I arrived, I purchased... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were delighted to locate my grand-father's entry record via the search facility. And we were happy to pay $94 to have copies of the entries shipped to the UK. However, we were not happy to find we had to pay £19.92 - £11.92 import duty & £8 handling charge by the Post Office. This was due to the Ellis... More 

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

We were given headset with virtual guide but none of us really managed to follow the itinerary and didn't really enjoy the visit because of that. However I really liked the upper floor as there were nice pictures and no guide was needed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sold as part of twin attraction with Statue of Liberty clearly. Means a lot to Americans inntrestin how they welcomed imagrants in those days

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our shecude was little bit tight but it was worth checking out the museum with plenty of photos. You can understand why NYC has become a cosmopolitan city. Some photos were really heartbreaking.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was interesting to walk around the museum and see the process immigrants had to go through, well maintained and managed museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We fo not really "do" museums but this was a rally interesting place, everything is set out so well to inform you and interest you about all what went on here, what people went through, and how New York has become the cosmopolitan vibrant city it is today. We were there for several hours but you could easily spend longer,... More 

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