The Journey

What did it take for immigrants to come to the United States?
Play the role of a newly-arrived immigrant coming to Ellis Island in the early 1900s.
Students will "be processed" by park staff as their immigrant character in this immersive activity.

Grades 3-6
Capacity: 45 Students
Time Length: 30-35 minutes
Availability: October to March

The Journey program no longer has availability for the 2020 school year. Contact us about future program opportunities.

Check out The Journey lesson plan and a preview of the program in action below!


Last updated: January 10, 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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