What I found to be most interesting about the museum was the cost of living exhibit. Every time I step foot on Ellis island I tear up. Three Dutch protestant women identified as "Mother and her two daughters from Zuid-Beveland, province of Zeeland, The Netherlands" circa Wilhelm Schleich, a miner from Hohenpeissenberg, Bavaria circa By Evelyn A. Stuur een pb of een appje naar Ellis Island is definitely a hour expert to take it all in. There are also separate tours available for the old hospital across the way, but these tours have to be scheduled in advance.
Helen W. I don't know if it's cuz I'm an immigrant and my dad went through some hard times to get his family to this country but this place just hits me in the gut each and every time. They are so friendly and informative. United Nations Headquarters. Spears June 17, You might also like. Make sure that you arrive at Liberty Island before 2 pm to allow yourself enough time to explore both islands. Identified as "Dutch siblings from the Island of Marken, holding religious tracts" circa
There is also an audio tour included with your admission. Claim your business to immediately update business information, respond to reviews, and more! Previous Article Barbara A. I had mittens, Bennie and light weight jacket and I was cold, but it was worth it to view this land mark. Within Ellis Island, you'll have options to experience different periods of immigration, with my favorite being the actual experience of immigrating through Ellis Island, walking through the different wards i. It runs every 30 minutes. Anne F. A Romani family.
It was much bigger than I thought and it was jam packed with information they never taught in school. This was part of a joint ticket that also visited the Statute of Liberty. Mooi gezin! One World Trade Center. I'm not sure of the food situation on Liberty Island. Eighty percent of immigrants were processed and approved in just a number of hours. Barbara D. Poquoson, VA. Eddie C.
Anyway, it was a neat place to see. Barbara D. When the tour was finished we only had enough time to walk through each level of the museum before hopping on the ferry to visit Liberty Island before the last ferrys left for the day. The museum was super cool to check out after going up the statue. There are ferries that will take you from the Statue of Liberty to Ellis island and back. New York, New York". Boek je een shoot? Who's coming now and why, and how different groups have been treated by our government and society and why. I had mittens, Bennie and light weight jacket and I was cold, but it was worth it to view this land mark. I've said it before and I'll say it again, one of the best museums out there.
Having two areas to shop was a little off for me. Sign Up. Wat heb ik het gemist! I didn't expect a five or even three star dining experience, but even just from a flow perspective this cafe could use some work. Share it: Share Tweet Email. However, it's an impressive structure where you can learn a lot and see the beginnings on immigration in this country and grasp the context of how it snowballed into millions moving to US over the coming century. Email or phone Password Forgotten account? I am Filipino and it was interesting to see that bit mentioned in a part of the museum. Dominik D. I don't remember and that's part of my brain injury problems but this tour was great, super informative and the hike up the statue was no big deal and easy for my family and son.
See all photos from Heather B. James M. As a child of immigrants, this place has a special meaning for how earlier immigrants came to the US, the difficulties they faced, and what freedom and democracy can mean to immigrants. The Romani are sometimes referred to as Gypsies. I had mittens, Bennie and light weight jacket and I was cold, but it was worth it to view this land mark. Sign Up. Every time I step foot on Ellis island I tear up. Other than that this was a great experience to see the Statue of liberty and Ellis island up close. An Algerian man in traditional apparel.