Historic Immigration Station turned Immigration Museum

From interactive activities, to ranger-led tours, there are many ways to engage students with the resources available at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.

Parks as Classrooms - Lesson Plans
Self-Guided Activities Ellis Island worksheets for students of all ages.
Ranger in the Classroom Free School Outreach Programs for students in Grades 2-5.

Complete the Statue Cruises school group form** to schedule your class visit to the monument.

Questions? E-mail us or call 646-356-2180.

**Students in Grades 3 to 6 can also participate in The Journey, Ellis Island's newest role playing activity.  In this 35-minute program, students will play the roles of Ellis Island immigrants as they wait "to be inspected" by the park staff.  The Journey will be available during the months of November through March.  For more information, please email us.

Ranger in Your Classroom!

Park rangers offer curriculum-based education programs to 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes in NYC. Teachers, book your program today-it's free!

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Park ranger works with elementary school students in classroom

New onsite Field Trip Activities

Teachers are you planning a field trip and need ideas of what to do with your students? Let us help with onsite activities that we have created.

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Rangers with a school group in the Great Hall

Primary Sources in Your Classroom

Listen to oral history excerpts, learn about finding manifests, and use primary sources with your students.

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Historic photo and manifests of two young men who immigrated in 1910.

Last updated: November 2, 2016

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Mailing Address:

Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration
Statue of Liberty National Monument

New York, NY 10004


(212) 363-3200

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