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20 Attractions to Explore Near Staten Island Museum

Staten Island Museum
Staten Island Museum1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA

Staten Island Museum is Staten Island’s oldest cultural institution, and the only remaining general interest museum in New York City.The Staten Island Museum was founded in 1881 as a private society of local naturalists and antiquarians who pooled their personal collections to create the public museum in 1908.

Nearby Attractions

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden0.12 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is the result of more than three decades of restoration to convert the first home for retired sailors in the United States to a regional arts center.

The Staten Island September 11th Memorial
The Staten Island September 11th Memorial2.23 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

It is a permanent memorial honouring the 274 Staten Island residents killed in the September 11 attacks of 2001 and in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Each Staten Island victim is honoured with a 9-by-11-inch (23 cm × 28 cm) granite plaque bearing their name, birth date, and place of work on September 11, 2001, as well as their profile in silhouette.

Bayonne Bridge
Bayonne Bridge3.34 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Bayonne Bridge is the fifth-longest steel arch bridge in the world, and was the longest in the world at the time of its completion(1931). The bridge is connecting New Jersey with Staten Island.

Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth6.12 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Fort Wadsworth is a former United States military installation located on the northeastern shore of Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth is a 226-acre public park that was once the longest continually operating military fort in the nation.

Statue of Liberty National Monument
Statue of Liberty National Monument6.99 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York, in the United States. The statue is a figure of Libertas, a robed Roman liberty goddess. The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art8.15 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art preserves United States' most extensive collections of Himalayan artefacts. The museum was created by Jacques Marchais, (1887-1948) an American woman, to serve as a bridge between the West and the rich ancient and cultural traditions of Tibet and the Himalayan region.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach
Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach8.53 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

The South Beach–Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk stretches 2.5 miles (4.0 km) between Fort Wadsworth to the north and Miller Field to the south. It is one of New York City’s four spacious beachfront areas.

Historic Richmond Town
Historic Richmond Town8.94 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Historic Richmond Town is an authentic town and farm museum complex in the neighbourhood of Richmondtown, Staten Island, in New York City. The town consists of more than 30 historic buildings and sites dating from the late 17th to the early 20th centuries.

Green-Wood Cemetery
Green-Wood Cemetery9.29 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

This is a 478-acre cemetery in the western portion of Brooklyn, located between South Slope/Greenwood Heights, Park Slope. This Cemetery was so popular that it inspired a competition to design Central Park in Manhattan, as well as Prospect Park nearby.

Battery Park
Battery Park9.75 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

This is a public park which has an area of 25 acre located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. The park contains attractions such as an old fort named Castle Clinton; multiple monuments; and the SeaGlass Carousel. The park and surrounding area is named for the artillery batteries that were built in the late 17th century to protect the settlement behind them.

Castle Clinton National Monument
Castle Clinton National Monument9.77 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton, previously known as Castle Garden, is a circular sandstone fort now located in Battery Park, in Manhattan built from 1808 to 1811, it was the first U.S. immigration station, it has also functioned as a beer garden, exhibition hall, theater, and public aquarium. Castle Clinton National Monument was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.

Charging Bull
Charging Bull10.14 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture that stands on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that draws thousands of people a day, symbolizing Wall Street and the Financial District.

Trinity Church  New York
Trinity Church New York10.41 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Trinity Church is a historic parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York located near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway in the Lower Manhattan. This huge church is the part of the history of Manhatan city.

Old Stone House of Brooklyn
Old Stone House of Brooklyn10.46 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

The Old Stone House is a house located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The Old Stone House was the clubhouse of the Brooklyn Superbas, who later became the Brooklyn Dodgers. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.

Brookfield Place
Brookfield Place10.58 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Brookfield Place, built and still commonly referred to as the World Financial Center, is a shopping center and office-building complex located across West Street from the World Trade Center in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park10.79 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

85-acre (34 ha) park located on a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) plot of land. From north to south, the pier includes the preexisting Empire–Fulton Ferry and Main Street Parks; the historic Fulton Ferry Landing; and Piers 1–6, which contain various playgrounds and residential developments.

New York Transit Museum
New York Transit Museum10.80 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region. The main museum is located in the decommissioned Court Street subway station.

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Historical Society10.86 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Founded in 1863, is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. The Brooklyn Historical Society houses materials relating to the history of Brooklyn and its people, and hosts exhibitions which draw over 9,000 members a year.

Cadman Plaza Park
Cadman Plaza Park11.15 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

Cadman Plaza Park is a 10.4-acre public park in Brooklyn. The park is bordered by Cadman Plaza West, Cadman Plaza East, and the Brooklyn Bridge. The park was significantly expanded and redeveloped in 1939, on land reclaimed by condemnation in 1935. The park is also home to the Brooklyn War Memorial, which commemorates the soldiers who fought in World War II.

Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge11.26 KMs away from Staten Island Museum

This is a hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge which was located in the Newyork city spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. It was also the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, with a main span of 1,595.5 feet.