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

    Ellis Island

    Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument NJ,NY

Special Exhibits

STATUE OF LIBERTY NATIONAL MONUMENT AND ELLIS ISLAND
EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
ELLIS ISLAND IMMIGRATION MUSEUM

CURRENT EXHIBITS

 

There are no Special Exhibits at this time.
Due to damage from Hurricane Sandy, Ellis Island Immigration Museum remains a work in progress. Once Ellis is fully reopened, we will resume our special exhibits.

 
The Second Floor:
 

The Third Floor:

 

The Baggage Room:

Did You Know?

Great Hall circa 1900

In its time, Ellis Island was the busiest federal immigration station in America. In 1907, Ellis Island processed 1,004,756 immigrants, a record number for the Immigration stations. April 17, 1907 was the Island's busiest day, when 11,747 immigrants were processed. Today, the US Customs and Border Protection processes over 700,000 visitors daily through 326 official Ports of Entry. More...