1. Prepare For Your Day
2. Book Your Field Trip
Although Ellis Island does not charge an entrance fee, there is a fee for ferry transportation to the island. For more information, visit Ticketing Information: School Groups. Once you're ready, you can Purchase Group Tickets (through Statue Cruises).
3. Other Helpful Information for School Groups
Before coming to Ellis Island, check out the following links to help in planning your groups visit. You can check the Weather, Ferry Schedule, Directions, and information on Security Screenings. The National Park Service requires that there be one adult chaperone (age 21 or older) for every 10 students in your group. Chaperones are to remain with their group at ALL TIMES.
Ranger Led Education Programs
Last updated: August 1, 2020