Visitors to Ellis Island are given a unique view of American history. Beautifully restored to its peak operating period, the Island allows park-goers to step into Ellis Island travelers’ shoes for a sense of the immigrant journey.
Interested in discovering your family’s connection to Ellis Island? Plan a stop at the American Family Immigration History Center, located on the first floor. Here you can explore the Ellis Island Database, a treasure-trove of 65 million passenger arrival records. Make the most of this experience by completing a Family History Research Prep Sheet.
While walking the grounds of Ellis Island, take in amazing views of lower Manhattan and explore The American Immigrant Wall of Honor.
An additional ticket IS NOT needed to enter the museum.