Spend a Day on Ellis Island

Come and spend the day exploring historic Ellis Island where the main building houses hours of displays and artifacts to enjoy. Join the save Ellis Island Foundation for a 90-minute tour of the island's unrestored 'South Side.' Research immigrant ancestors through the American Family Immigration History Center.

All items listed below can be done in a half day if you rush, or you could just pick and choose a few items.

Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.

Ellis Island is only accessible by ferry.

Accessibility Information

All participants on the Hard Hat Tour must be at least 13 years of age, and should expect to be on their feet for 90 minutes.

Last updated: January 18, 2017