Ellis Island is open on a limited basis while repairs continue.
Ellis Island has reopened on a limited basis. Due to the nature of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy parts of the historic Main Building and museum, including most of the exhibits, remain closed at this time. More »
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Rangers from the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum love visiting students and schools in the local commuting area. Ranger in Your Classroom programs consist of three different curriculum-based options designed for students in grades 3, 4, and 5.
Other Guest Speaker Options
Rangers are occasionally available for other events, such as career days. Please e-mail us to inquire about availability.
Did You Know?
The Guastavino Ceiling in the Great Hall: Rafael Guastavino Moreno (1842 –1908) was a Spanish architect and builder. He created a "Tile Arch System" patented in the United States in 1885 used for constructing robust, self-supporting arches and architectural vaults using interlocking terracotta tiles and layers of mortar, it is found in some of the most prominent Beaux-Arts landmarks across the United States