American Museum of Immigration

The American Museum of Immigration was a museum located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. It was dedicated on September 26, 1972 in a ceremony presided over by President of the United States Richard Nixon.[1]

The museum closed in 1991 following the opening of an immigration museum on nearby Ellis Island.[2]



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Coordinates: 40°41′20.5″N 74°2′40.6″W / 40.689028°N 74.044611°W / 40.689028; -74.044611

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