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 remain closed at this time. The museum's artifacts remain in off-site storage. More »
Lost and Found
Did you lose or misplace any items while visiting Ellis Island or the Statue of Liberty?
Lost items on Ellis Island, call (212)363-3200 ext 138 or send an email request.
Lost items on Liberty Island, call (212)363-3200 ext 245 or send an email request.
Lost items on the Ferry Boat, please contact Statue Cruises directly at (201) 432-6321 and then dial "0".
Please leave the following when making a report:
If you find an item while visiting the site, please take the item to the Information Desk at Ellis Island or the Information Center at Liberty Island.
Did You Know?
Ellis Island was added as part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965 by Presidential Proclamation. The main building was re-opened in September 1990 as the national museum of immigration after what was considered at the time, the largest restoration project in American history.