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Staten Island Museum

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Address: 73 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY 10301
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Staten Island Museum

Small museum with some interesting exhibits on the natural, cultural, and maritime history of the island. There is a particular interest in the history of the Staten Island Ferry... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Small museum with some interesting exhibits on the natural, cultural, and maritime history of the island. There is a particular interest in the history of the Staten Island Ferry, probably the most recognized attraction attached to the island. An hour is enough to see all exhibits.

Thank gboi77
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908 reviews
683 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

After getting down from Staten Island ferry, we walked 2 blocks up the Ballpark Ramp and arrived at SI Museum in St. George. We bought an entrance ticket,$8 which enable us to visit two museums that is this SI museum and the other one at Snug Harbour. At this. Museum , we explored a SI ferry exhibit, saw glowing rocks,... More 

Thank GAN L
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We took the ferry from Battery Park, and spent 2 hours visiting this small and quirky museum of Staten Island. The best part of the trip was the enthusiastic desk clerk who had a good grasp of information on all the exhibits! It was a pleasant experience to relive some of the wonderful maritime history of the island. Lots of... More 

Thank Deb D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

On our Snug Harbor we took in this museum. Besides special exhibits, there's a permanent Mastadon Exhibit. We were short on time so didn't have time to see the whole museum. Worth a stop if you're in Snug Harbor.

Thank sharkisland
Staten Island, New York, United States
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I, along with our daughter have been enjoying some innovative classes/seminars being presented as part of a summer series. We've learned pickling, how to make sauerkraut and learned the history of writing as well as how to create a distinctive font for sign printing or calligraphy. While the summer series may be coming to an end, the... More 

Thank Bill G
Ocala, Florida
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great history of Staten Island more than 60+ years ago. So country like. The museum has a great gift shop as well. Make it a stop on your trip.

Thank Jane4610
st paul, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Near Government Offices so parking is tricky. The special exhibit "Home Games", until Feb 5 2017, is worth the stop alone. Local Staten Islanders who made it big in sports. Also interesting was the evolution of the Ferry business and the classes of ships. The Museum's Historian is a fount of knowledge.

Thank Jane B
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236 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Staten island Museum has two locations -one just outside the St. George Ferry Terminal and a brand-new LEED-certified building at Snug Harbour Cultural Centre and Botanical Garden. Visitors can discover the contributions of Staten Island borough to the city's art and culture

Thank shri5
Louisville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Was very hard for me to hold interest in this museum. It was full of old items (insects, weird things in jars) We walked in and right back out.

Thank Adrian S
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

My kids had a blast. They enjoyed the carousel which actually gives you money's worth.clean animal are happy and friendly. Staff was very polite.

Thank Crazytaz80

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