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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1217
+1 718-987-3500
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lesson and learn and enjoy

Take the time to visit far away land without the traveling. Enjoy the location and the unique... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Staten Island
Different and serene

This is one of He unique spots on Staten Island. If you want to venture East try going here.. not... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Rose B
Staten Island
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Resembling a small Tibetan mountain temple, this unique museum showcases objects of Tibetan, Nepalese, Tibeto-Chinese and Mongolian in origin, dating primarily from the 17th to 19th centuries.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1217
+1 718-987-3500
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Take the time to visit far away land without the traveling. Enjoy the location and the unique atmosphere of a FAR OFF LAND AND ITS PEOPLE.

Thank thesandman2015
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of He unique spots on Staten Island. If you want to venture East try going here.. not really suited for children but definitely a contemplative experience for adults...

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The best museum displaying Tibetan Art outside of Tibet. The museum's display teaches you all about Tibetan Art and culture. The space gives you a feeling of tranquility.

Thank cooldad205
Reviewed 17 January 2017

While far from the city, the Tibetan museum is worth the visit with a wide array of artifacts housed in the eclectic home of Jacques Marchais, a Tibetan enthusiast. Big stone rooms give way to a beautiful garden and patio. They also have events that...More

Thank marianf66
Reviewed 5 December 2016

the museum claims to be the most comprehensive and quantitative museum of tibetan art and artifacts in the world outside of tibet. its setting alone, atop lighthouse hill, is alone worth the trek. check times and days, as it frequently closed, and i don't think...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Jacques Marchais was my grandmother. And very little of her story is as it seems. After leaving her first family, she remarried, was given a NY gallery, and assumed the name of the gallery as her own. Suffice it to say, her second husband bankrolled...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 6 May 2016

A bit of a hike to get to if you are not familiar with Staten Island but worth making the pilgrimage to this extraordinary and surprising Museum. There's a great history to how this was temple was built on the steep hillsides of surprising Staten...More

Thank Farrell B
Reviewed 31 March 2016

nestled on the side of one Staten Islands most beautiful spaces is this museum of Tibetan Art. If you have any interest in this artwork this is a must see!

Thank Extet
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Being a Staten Island resident all my life you heard rumors of a Tibetan temple on a hill on the Island. Now Staten Island has a lot of hidden treasures but the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is a treasure that all should visit....More

Thank Taxpract
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Your first thought may be that this is some sort of spoof - a Tibetan Museum in the heart of Staten Island! Suppress your smirk and GO!!

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