2011-2012 Exhibition Schedule
STATUE OF LIBERTY NATIONAL MONUMENT AND ELLIS ISLAND
ELLIS ISLAND IMMIGRATION MUSEUM
There are no Special Exhibits at this time. Due to damage from Hurricane Sandy, Ellis Island remains a work in progress. Once fully reopened, we will resume our special exhibits.
Did You Know?
Since the passage of the "Steerage Act of 1819", passenger manifests have been required for all arriving vessels to be delivered to the U.S. Government and reported to Congress. This document, used for inspection at Ellis Island, has become an important starting point in researching family history.