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 »
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?
Annie Moore was the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island on January 1, 1892, after she arrived from Ireland on the SS Nevada. Charles Hendley of the Secretary of the Treasury's office inspected Annie, she was then given a $10 gold coin by Immigration Superintendent Colonel John Weber.