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Genealogy is one of the world’s most popular hobbies. The discovery process is exciting, emotional, and oftentimes surprising as you find your grandparents’ immigration records, learn the origins of a family tradition, or perhaps uncover an unknown relative.

Members at the Voyage level and above receive one “Dedicated Passenger Search” session. You will be teamed with one of our research experts to help start you on your genealogical journey!

Commemorating Your Family History

Heritage Documents

Ship Manifests were the official records documenting the arrival of passengers to American shores. Today, professional and amateur genealogists turn to Ship Manifests for vital information, including the immigrant’s original name, age upon arrival, occupation, last place of residence, and information about who the passenger is joining.  Pair the arrival records with an image of the steamship that transported your family to the shores of America.

The Wall of Honor

Honor your family and heritage at this unique monument to immigration, joining the Museum and more than 750,000 individuals and families in celebrating who we are and where we came from. The American Immigrant Wall of Honor, located on Ellis Island, is a tribute to immigrants of all eras.  ONLY THREE PANELS REMAIN.

Family History Center

Located in the Ellis Island National Immigration Museum, the American Family Immigration History Center (Family History Center) is home to a vast archive of the immigrant experience. Comprising some 65 million searchable records, this awe-inspiring database gives modern Americans the opportunity to examine immigration documents, find connections to their ancestry and heritage, and offer their own contributions to an ever-growing catalogue of family stories.