For Kids

Have Fun Learning about Ellis Island and the National Park Service!

There are many ways to have fun at National Park Service sites. At Ellis Island, you can explore the museum and follow in the footsteps of immigrants from 100 years ago. You can see the skyscrapers of New York from the harbor. You can attend a ranger talk or take the audio tour. You can also become a Junior Ranger!

Learn more about the Ellis Kids children's exhibit and how to participate when you visit Ellis Island.


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Are you a Fourth Grader?

Want to get to your family into some of the most exciting and diverse national parks in the United States for FREE! You can do it by downloading and presenting a paper voucher from the Every Kid in a Park website and exchanging it for their 4th Grade Pass at participating parks. The pass is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September-August).

Even though the Statue of Liberty National Monument does not take in fees to participate, we want YOU to take of advantage and impress your parents! Closest parks to get your Every Kid in a Park cards are:

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Oyster Bay, NY
Edison National Historical Park

West Orange, NJ
Morristown National Historical Park

Morristown, NJ

Last updated: December 16, 2020

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Ellis Island Receiving Center
Statue of Liberty National Monument

Jersey City , NJ 07305


212 363-3200

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