Crafting Your Experience

New YorkParks & Nature
National Park Service

Coming to America: Ellis Island

Explore New York's land and human history while traveling through it's most visited National Parks and Monuments. Over the past couple centuries millions of immigrants passed these landmarks on their journey to America, and today millions of tourists and Americans visit them to reconnect with their own histories. In collaboration with Vamonde, the National Parks Service takes you on an adventure to Ellis Island, Battery Park, and the historic monuments of New York Harbor.

  • 1.

    Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton National Monument

    The Castle that was used as everything but a castle.

  • 2.

    Liberty Island

    Liberty Island

    From oysters to statues.

  • 3.

    Battery Park

    Battery Park

    The beginning of Manhattan.

  • 4.

    Merchant Mariner's Memorial

    Merchant Mariner's Memorial

    A memorial and a drowning combined in one bronze sculpture.

  • 5.

    Ellis Island

    Ellis Island

    The first stop in American for over 12 million immigrants.

  • 6.

    Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty

    An American icon, from a French sculptor.

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