Ellis Island

Critics' pick
Battery Park
Trace the history of U.S. immigration with a visit to the three floors of objects, photographs and interactive displays housed on the famous island next door to Lady Liberty herself. The exhibitions are an evocative, moving tribute to the people from so many countries, who made the journey to America filled with dreams for a better life. The $8 audio tour is highly informative and is available in nine languages. A new children’s audio tour is narrated by animal characters and is available in five languages.
Venue name: Ellis Island
Address: New York Harbor
New York

Opening hours: 9:30am-5pm, closed Christmas Day
Price: Museum is free. Ferry: adults $12, seniors $10, children 4-12 $5
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