Historic Immigration Station turned Immigration Museum

From interactive activities to ranger-led tours, educators can find many exciting ways to engage students at Ellis Island. Check out the options below:

Parks as Classrooms - Lesson Plans, Field Trips and other educational resources

Self-Guided Activities - Ellis Island worksheets for students of all ages

Ranger in the Classroom - Free School Outreach Programs for students in Grades 2 - 5

Field Trip - Fill out the Complete the request form online on the website to schedule a class visit. 



Park ranger works with elementary school students in classroom

Ranger in Your Classroom!

Park rangers offer curriculum-based education programs to 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes in NYC. Teachers, book your program today-it's free!

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Rangers with a school group in the Great Hall

New onsite Field Trip Activities

Teachers are you planning a field trip and need ideas of what to do with your students? Let us help with onsite activities that we have created.

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Historic photo and manifests of two young men who immigrated in 1910.

Primary Sources in Your Classroom

Listen to oral history excerpts and learn about finding manifests and using primary sources with your students.

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