Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Local nameEllis Island Immigration Museum
LocationNew York City, United States

A busy museum that traces the history of thousands of immigrants to America. Intriguing, but gets crowded easily.

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Opening hours

The ferry to the island runs daily from 8:30 a.m. in summer (9:30 a.m. in winter) to 5 p.m. in summer (3:30 p.m. in winter). Final departure from Ellis Island at 7 p.m in summer.

Ellis Island begins closing 30 minutes prior to the final departure.

Departure times are subject to change. For further information, please visit the official website. Wait times to board any ferry can be over 90 minutes during peak months (April - September) and holidays.

The island is closed on December 25.


Admission to the Museum of Immigration is free.

Ferry prices:
Adults: $18.50
Seniors 62+: $14
Children 4-12: $9
Children under 3: Free

For further information, please visit the official website.

More information and contact

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellis_Island_Immigration_Museum#Immigration_museum

Official Website https://www.nps.gov/elis/index.htm

More information http://www.nps.gov/elis/index.htm

Phone +1-212-363-3200

Address Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA

Coordinates 40°41'56.897" N -74°2'22.17" E

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