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The Best Ellis Island Tickets 2024

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$ 32
6 hours
Audio guide

About Ellis Island Tickets

Get your Ellis Island tickets and dive into the immigration history of the USA. Take advantage of the self-guided audio tour, explore museums at the Liberty and Ellis Islands and hear the fascinating stories of millions who sought a new life on American shores. Stroll through the islands and admire beautiful views at your own pace.

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Ellis Island Tickets

Embark on the ultimate ferry ride with Ellis Island tickets and discover the captivating story of America's immigrant past through a self-guided audio tour of Liberty and Ellis Island!

Enjoy the iconic views of Lady Liberty and the NYC skyline as you approach Ellis Island. Pick up your multilingual audio guide and discover the Ellis Island National Immigration Museum. Step into the footsteps of millions who pursued the American dream, passing through one of the busiest immigration stations in history. Use this opportunity to explore the American Family Immigration History Center's records and research your family history.

When ready, continue your journey to Liberty Island and pick up an audio guide again to uncover the history of the iconic Statue of Liberty. Learn more about the backstory of why France bestowed it as a gift to the USA, the stages of its development, and the symbol it represents to the people of America.

Experience the flexibility of this ticket! You'll receive the ferry schedule after completing our easy booking process, giving you the freedom to plan your day as you like!

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included
  • Round-trip ferry service
  • Access to Liberty Island
  • Access to Ellis Island
  • Self-guided audio tour of Liberty Island
  • Self-guided audio tour of Ellis Island
  • Entry to the Statue of Liberty Museum
  • Entry to Ellis Island National Immigration Museum
  • Booking fee
X not included
  • Access to the Statue of Liberty Crown
  • Pedestal or inside the statue access
  • Genealogical research on Ellis Island
  • Live guided tour
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
languages
  • English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, Russian
suitable for
  • Wheelchair accessible
what to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather appropriate clothes
X not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones
  • Glass objects
  • Unaccompanied minors
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Meeting Point

Look for the blue "Reserve" flag in front of Castle Clinton, which is located within Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. Show your mobile voucher to a Statue Cruises representative upon entry.

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START YOUR JOURNEY & DISCOVER RICH AMERICAN IMMIGRANT HISTORY!

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Secure your Ellis Island Tickets now & take the first step to historical discovery!

Immigration history

Gain profound knowledge about the lives of over 12 million immigrants who came to the USA at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

Statue of Liberty

Learn the statue's history and construction process at the Statue of Liberty Museum and admire this iconic symbol of freedom and democracy.

Manhattan skyline

Take in the breathtaking views of one of the most iconic skylines in the world, highlighting major landmarks of the Big Apple.

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FAQ – Ellis Island Tickets

Is Ellis Island worth the time?

Yes, both Liberty and Ellis Island are worth your time as they're significant historical and cultural landmarks. With the ferry cruise ticket, visitors have a unique opportunity to explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Museum of the Statue of Liberty and admire scenic views of Manhattan's iconic skyline. Ellis Island played a crucial role in the immigration history of the US. So, if you're interested in history, immigration, and national parks, Ellis Island is a place to be!

How long should you spend at Ellis Island?

To fully enjoy the experience, we highly recommend spending 2 to 4 hours on Ellis Island, as well as 2 to 3 hours on Liberty Island. This allows you enough time to explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, National Park, and Statue of Liberty and enjoy the scenic views. We also recommend you to purchase tickets as soon as possible to secure your spot and allow a completely seamless experience.

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ARE YOU READY TO EMBARK ON A CAPTIVATING JOURNEY THROUGH ICONIC LANDMARKS & HISTORICAL SITES?

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Witness the beauty of Liberty and Ellis Island & explore the past!

Good to know before you go

  • You will receive a ferry schedule after booking the ticket.
  • Remember to bring an ID card or passport with you.
  • Visitors need to go through a mandatory security screening before boarding the ferry. The United States Park Police will seize any items that are prohibited.
  • Children under 3 can join the Statue City cruises for free.
  • Minors under 17 must have a guardian aged 25 or older with them.
  • Plan to board before 1 p.m. to explore both Liberty and Ellis Island fully, as you will need 4-6 hours to enjoy both islands.
  • Please cancel your booking up to 24 hours before the ride to receive a full refund.
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LOOK NO FURTHER! THIS IS THE ULTIMATE WAY TO STEP INTO THE PAST & WITNESS THE EVENTS THAT HAVE DEFINED AMERICA WE KNOW TODAY!

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Experience the steps of millions passing the immigration station with Ellis Island tickets!

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A 5-star visit!

A visit to Ellis Island was a highlight of my trip! The audio tour added depth to our journey and gave us a profound knowledge about the rich immigration history to the USA. Definitely worth your time and money!

Katie

Remarkable experience!

Ellis Island ticket purchase was very easy, and we enjoyed this type of public transportation. The ride, friendly staff, and informative audio hat tours were a blast. The views are also spectacular. I highly recommend it!

Ethan

Why wait any longer? Your adventure through time begins here!

Book your Ellis Island tickets now & get ready to connect with the past!

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  • Easy & quick booking process
  • Free cancellation & rescheduling
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