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20 Attractions to Explore Near The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306, USA

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.

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Historic Richmond Town
Historic Richmond Town0.87 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach
Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach3.93 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth7.32 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Bayonne Bridge
Bayonne Bridge7.34 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden8.03 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Staten Island Museum
Staten Island Museum8.15 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

The Staten Island September 11th Memorial
The Staten Island September 11th Memorial9.41 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

New York Aquarium
New York Aquarium13.79 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Foundeed in 1896, it is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States. The facility occupies 14 acres and boasts 266 species of aquatic wildlife.

Statue of Liberty National Monument
Statue of Liberty National Monument14.84 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Green-Wood Cemetery
Green-Wood Cemetery15.18 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Old Stone House of Brooklyn
Old Stone House of Brooklyn16.84 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Prospect Park
Prospect Park17.06 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

Battery Park
Battery Park17.43 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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 Monument17.45 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

Lefferts Historic House
Lefferts Historic House17.68 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,

Prospect Park Zoo
Prospect Park Zoo17.71 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

A huge zoo which houses 864 animals representing about 176 species which was operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The zoo is located in a serene surrounding and a lot of tourists visits this zoo every day.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch17.81 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch is a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. Built from 1889 to 1892, the arch is dedicated "To the Defenders of the Union, 1861–1865"

Charging Bull
Charging Bull17.81 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.

New York Transit Museum
New York Transit Museum17.82 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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 Society18.02 KMs away from The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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.