• Immigrants awaiting inspection in front of Ellis Island's Main Building

    Ellis Island

    Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument NJ,NY

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  • 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 and both elevators, remain closed at this time. More »

2011-2012 Exhibition Schedule

STATUE OF LIBERTY NATIONAL MONUMENT AND ELLIS ISLAND

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

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?

Dorm Room

Although most immigrants processed at Ellis Island stayed between three and five hours, about 20% stayed overnight in dormitory rooms until their cases could be cleared. Many immigrants found these accommodations a big improvement over the severe conditions of traveling to America in "steerage".