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

    Ellis Island

    Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument NJ,NY

Support Your Park

Park rangers bring history back to life in the Great Hall.

Park rangers bring history back to life in the Great Hall.

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This national park needs you!

There are a number of ways you can support Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

Did You Know?

Notable Ellis Island Immigrants

During the island's 62 years of operation, over 12 million immigrants were processed at Ellis Island, including quite a few who went on to become famous such as: Frank Capra, Bela Lugosi, Baron Von Trapp, Irving Berlin, Max Factor, Claudette Colbert, Rudolph Valentino, Igor Sikorsky and Bob Hope.