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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum is set to reopen Oct. 28, 2013 for the first time since superstorm Sandy hit. (credit: National Park Service)

Ellis Island To Reopen To The Public On Monday

Sandy brought water levels as high as 8 feet to the iconic former U.S. immigration entry point.

10/24/2013

Ellis Island is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Oct 11, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Ellis Island Not Expected To Reopen This Year

The collection of artifacts at the Ellis Island museum was unharmed by superstorm Sandy, but had to be moved because it wasn’t possible to maintain the climate-controlled environment necessary for preservation.

03/24/2013