Hard Hat Tour

Guided 90-minute public tours take you to select areas of the 750-bed Ellis Island Hospital Complex. Visit the Laundry Building, with much of its original equipment still in place, infectious and contagious disease wards, kitchen, staff housing, autopsy room and more. As part of the tour, an art exhibit, "Unframed –Ellis Island," by renowned French artist JR is on display throughout the hospital complex.

We offer a variety of Hard Hat Tours to choose from - Individual Public Tours, Private Group Tours, School Tours, Corporate Tours, Photography Tours and Literary Tours.

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