Museums & Attractions in Staten Island – Free NYC Guide

Museums & Attractions in Staten Island – Free NYC Guide

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Historic Richmond Town - Staten Island NY Free Museums

Historic Richmond Town

 

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Alice Austen House
2 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
aliceausten.org
Always $3 suggested donation, open Tuesday-Sunday

The Conference House
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island, NY
conferencehouse.org
Always free, open Friday–Sunday from the first weekend in April to mid-December

Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY
garibaldimeuccimuseum.org
$5, open Wednesday-Sunday

Favorite NYC Museum Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY
historicrichmondtown.org
Free Fridays (regularly $8), open Wednesday-Sunday
Step back in time at this museum & colonial era living history village. Historic Richmond Town includes NYC’s oldest continuously operating farm & offers themed tours. The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is nearby.

Favorite NYC Museum Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
338 Lighthouse Avenue, Staten Island, NY
tibetanmuseum.org
$6, open Wednesday-Sunday (Apr.-Nov.) & Friday-Sunday (Dec.-Mar.)
Designed to resemble a small Himalayan mountain monastery, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art houses the collection of Jacques Marchais, who was committed to sharing her knowledge & love of Tibet with the world. Marchais was one of the earliest collectors of Tibetan art in the United States. Historic Richmond Town is nearby.

 


 

Sandy Ground Historical Society
1538 Woodrow Road, Staten Island, NY
Call 718.317.5796 for more information
$6, open Tuesday-Sunday

Seguine Mansion
440 Seguine Avenue, Staten Island, NY
historichousetrust.org
Tours are offered periodically – call 718.667.6042 for more information

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
snug-harbor.org
General Grounds & Botanical Garden: Free, open all week from dawn to dusk
New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden: $5 or $8 garden/gallery combo, open Tuesday-Sunday
Art Galleries: $5 or $8 garden/gallery combo, open Wednesday-Sunday

Staten Island Children’s Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
statenislandkids.org
$6, free for children less than 1 year old, open Tuesday-Sunday

Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY
statenislandmuseum.org
$3 suggested admission, open all week

Staten Island Museum History Center
1000 Richmond Terrace, Building H, Staten Island, NY
statenislandmuseum.org
Always free, open Tuesday-Saturday

Staten Island Zoo
614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY
statenislandzoo.org
Free Wednesdays from 2-4:45pm (regularly $8), open all week

 

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