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: 15-60 Students
Time Length: 30 minutes

We are now taking reservations for the Fall 2018/Winter 2019 school year!

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


Last updated: August 4, 2018

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Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration
Statue of Liberty National Monument

New York, NY 10004


(212) 363-3200

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