Attractions

Historic Site in Staten Island

Historic Richmond Town

In the center of Staten Island, this ‘town’ of 27 buildings (some dating back to a 1690s Dutch community) stands in a 100-acre preservation project maintained by the Staten Island Historical Society. The town includ…
Gardens in Staten Island

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

Staten Island’s top sight offers a tranquil sweep of gardens, heritage buildings and gallery spaces. Highlights include the artwork-packed Staten Island Museum, an ancient-style Chinese Scholar’s Garden, a Tuscan Ga…
Museum in Staten Island

Staten Island Museum

On the grounds of Snug Harbor, the thoughtfully designed galleries of this small museum house a treasure trove of local artifacts, natural history exhibits and artwork from around the world spanning the ages. Highli…
Historic Building in Staten Island

Alice Austen House

Alice Austen was the first woman of note on the American photography scene and her harborside home explores both her life and artistic legacy. Known for mocking Victorian mores, the maverick’s work exudes a refreshi…
Ferris Wheel in Staten Island

New York Wheel

Staten Island will soon be home to the world's largest Ferris wheel, a 630ft extravaganza that promises unrivaled views from its slow-spinning 40-person observation pods. Delays in 2017 pushed back the estimated com…