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Historic Richmond Town

Closed Now: 13:00 - 17:00
Open today: 13:00 - 17:00
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We miss Ed Wiseman

Historic Richmond Town is a living museum. Wish there was better access for people to visit. Not... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Staten Island, New York
A delightful trip to the past just an hour away from the modern madness that is Manhattan

This is worth making the hour long trip (if you time the ferry right) from NYC. 100 acres of... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
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As Staten Island's largest and oldest cultural institution, Historic Richmond Town possesses some of the most celebrated and storied historical items of American history. There are more than 130,000 artifacts, photographs, and archival collections...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1125
+1 718-351-1611
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We clearly visited Historic Richmondtown at the wrong time of year. The place was deserted except for a family having a child’s birthday party. We joined the guided tour of nine people in total, and while it started off with much promise, our guide took...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is worth making the hour long trip (if you time the ferry right) from NYC. 100 acres of pleasant townscape which has within its boundaries 20+ houses that date back to 1640. Some stand where they were built whereas others have been rescued from...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Historic Richmond Town is a living museum. Wish there was better access for people to visit. Not much public transportation, by so much to offer.

Thank fds625
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I went to Richmondtown on several occasions, one being the pumpkin picking hayride which the kids fully enjoyed as well as the adults...There were many tables on that day filled, with homemade cakes and pies, toys and games and trinkets to buyfor the fall season....More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I look forward to going to Richmond Town, especially when they have “Summer Eats” every Thursday! We love going to Richmond Town especially with the Egger’s outdoor area. Richmond Town also offers a bunch of other events and activities throughout the year!...More

Thank MCY825
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I went to Richmond town to have ice cream they opened up eggers ice cream parlor over the summer they have a area with tables and benches where you can sit and have ice cream or ice coffee or cappuccinos The have a stand with...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Richmondtown held a wonderful outdoor concert tonight. Karla’s Trapp performed two sets to the delight of the audience. It was a pleasant evening with BBQ, beer and ice cream available for purchase. They are doing fund raising to repair the Guyon Tavern.More

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Ken B, Executive Directror (interim) at Historic Richmond Town, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

The Tavern Terrace concert series is a core component of Summer Nights at Historic Richmond Town and we are so pleased you had a delightful time at the Karlus Trapp performance while helping us raise critical funds to repair the Guyon Tavern in time for...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter was coming with her school.She liked so much this trip.It was a great day and interesting place.She was taking about that place so much and she wants to come back with me.

Thank 805zhannak
Reviewed 8 July 2018

What an amazing time. I was introduced by a colleague 5 years ago and was hooked. Historic Richmond Town is full of culture from the past and a touch of class from modern days. See you next year!!

Thank cusmano1
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We range in ages from 19-82 and stopped by to visit ... spent 3 hours there! Gorgeous buildings. Impressively preserved and restored properties. Knowledgeable staff. We all enjoyed it. Amazing that this area is still around and has not been torn down.

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Vladimir S
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Response from majgrant | Reviewed this property |
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Response from ibadger | Reviewed this property |
I think it means they don't have tours those days and the visitor's center and museum is not open. The grounds would be open because it is just out in the open on a regular street/neighborhood, you could walk through it. You... More