More than just a stop-off on the way to Brooklyn, Staten Island is a thriving suburban community with all of the activities and attractions you'd expect. From innovative new public parks, minor league baseball, and historic city sites, there's little that Staten Island doesn't have.
Arrive to Ferry Service as early as possible, lines tend to be long in good weather! The Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration is located in the Main Building of the former immigration station complex and tells the moving tales of the 12 million immigrants who entered Am...Ellis Island
The Staten Island Children's Museum is a place to exercise minds, bodies and imaginations with hands-on exhibits, family workshops, performances, after school programs and parent-child classes. School programs, group tours and birthday party packages are also available. Call for ...1000 Richmond Terrace
Fort Wadsworth located on the northeastern tip of Staten Island at end of Bay Street, adjacent to the Verrazano Bridge. Easily accessible by either bus or taxi, prepare to take a journey through time as you bear witness to one of America’s oldest and most historic military instal...Bay St.
New York City's premier waterfront stadium, Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George was designed by HOK, the same architectural firm that designed Oriole Park at Camden Yards and Jacobs Field. The ballpark seats 6,886 for baseball and 7,500 for other events. The prime attrac...75 Richmond Terr.
Few brief ferry trips can be more exciting; departing from Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan, both the spectacular New York skyline and the magnificent Statue of Liberty loom large in the distance. A potent symbol of freedom and democracy, the Statue was a gift from t...Liberty Island
New York's vibrant heritage comes alive at this 100-acre site. Many of the 27 buildings spanning three centuries are authentically restored and furnished. Richmond Town was first established as a crossroads settlement among the scattered farms of Staten Island. It was not the ...441 Clarke Avenue
While not as impressive as the Brooklyn or New York Gardens, the Staten Island Botanical Garden is perhaps more unique. Located on 83 acres of natural woodlands and wetlands, the garden includes not only a wide variety of formal gardens, but interesting water features, a statuary...1000 Richmond Terrace (Staten Island)
The smallest of the New York area Zoos. Most notable for its collections of reptiles, which is one of the country's finest. Also includes an aquarium, a tropical forest, an African Savannah and a popular children's farmyard.614 Broadway
A maritime museum and education center with galleries, children's programs, library, archives and a working lithography studio. The collection focuses on the history of Sailor's Snug Harbor and maritime artist John A. Noble. Located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center.1000 Richmond Terrace
The Jacques Marchais Center of Tibetan Art is housed in a serene temple-like building houses a fairly substantial collection of Tibetan art in the Western Hemisphere. Distinctive grounds include terraced gardens, lotus pond and views of New York Bay. The best way to get there ...338 Light House Ave
It is the mission of the Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences (SIIAS) to contribute to the enrichment of cultural life on Staten Island by identifying, collecting, preserving, researching, exhibiting, and interpreting collection objects and themes of artistic merit, scienti...75 Stuyvesant Pl. (Wall St.)
Freshkills, the famous gargantuan former landfill a park? Hard to believe, but true. The city carefully transformed this controversial site into an important asset for Staten Island, New York City and the region. Now that the landfill is nearly covered with protective caps and gr...
The museum celebrates America's lighthouse heritage through educational programs, publications, films, festivals, living history, lighthouse trails, conferences, and other such offerings. The Depot is directly adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal with panoramic views o...One Lighthouse Plaza