Ellis Island Closed Until Further Notice
As of May 2013: Due to the conditions caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Ellis Island Immigration Museum will be closed until further notice. A projected reopening date has not yet been established, follow our twitter account for updates. More »
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Visiting Ellis Island
Update as of May 7, 2013: Due to damage sustained during Hurricane Sandy, Ellis Island is closed indefinitely. The Statue of Liberty will re-open on July 4, 2013.
Ellis Island Immigration Museum is located in New York Harbor.
Ellis Island is open everyday except December 25, hours change seasonally.
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Did You Know?
Most Americans remember Bob Hope for his work in the entertainment business as a comedian, actor, dancer and singer, as well as his work with the American troops abroad. Few people know that Bob Hope was an immigrant from England who came here with his family and passed inspection at Ellis Island on March 30, 1908, at the age of 5. (center of photo) More...