Visiting Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty is an inspiring, striking experience. As dual symbols of freedom and hope, these incredible monuments give proof to the story of immigration and recognize the human spirit of our nation’s ideals.
What To Expect
Liberty Island is home to a beautiful park, an innovative museum, and America’s most iconic symbol of promise and possibility. As you explore the grounds, take in Lady Liberty from different angles noting her design details and how her appearance changes with the light.
The Statue of Liberty Museum is an experience unto itself. Full of incredible exhibits, the Museum gives color and context to the Statue and houses her original torch. Before you depart, be sure to visit the Liberty Vista atop the Museum for breathtaking view of the Statue and New York Harbor.
Visitors to Ellis Island are given a unique view into American history. Beautifully restored to its peak operating period, the Island allows park-goers to step into the shoes of Ellis Island travelers and gives them a sense of the immigrant journey. At the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration voyages come to life through a stunning collection of artifacts. Visit The American Family Immigration History Center to discover your connections to Ellis Island.
About Your Visit
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