• 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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  • Elevator Notice

    Elevator maintenance will occur on October 22 and 23, 2014. As a result, there will be NO elevator service on Ellis Island.

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?

Guastavino ceiling Ellis

The Guastavino Ceiling in the Great Hall: Rafael Guastavino Moreno (1842 –1908) was a Spanish architect and builder. He created a "Tile Arch System" patented in the United States in 1885 used for constructing robust, self-supporting arches and architectural vaults using interlocking terracotta tiles and layers of mortar, it is found in some of the most prominent Beaux-Arts landmarks across the United States