Historical tours of the Ellis Island Museum are offered to groups, organizations and individuals, including New York harbor, Castle Garden, Ellis Island, and museum orientation. Also find up-to-date information on genealogical resources, exhibits and related activities.
Your host and guide will be Tom Bernardin, whose association with Ellis Island began in 1978 as a National Park Service ranger, giving tours of pre-restoration Ellis Island. His slide-lecture presentation, Ellis Island-The Golden Door led to the publication of his book, The Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook.
Tom is a licensed New York City tour guide and a thirty year resident of Manhattan, originally hailing from Lawrence (Immigrant City), Massachusetts. His goal is to provide visitors to Ellis Island and New York with a memorable, interesting, fun, comfortable and informative time as we look back to our enlightening past.
I charge by the tour...not by the person.
What Is Not Included in group or individual tours:
- the cost of the ferry ticket
Additional purchases are not included in the price of the tour, so please bring additional cash or a credit card. Ferry tickets are $11.50 for adults (13-61), $4.50 for children (4-12), and $9.50 for seniors (62 and over).
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"My company is M05245. I am the author and publisher of The Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook, published in 1991. The book contains recipes, introduced by the family history of the contributor. I am also a licensed New York City tour guide. I began giving tours of Ellis Island in 1978 as a National Park Service...
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