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Historic Richmond Town

441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1125
+1 718-351-1611
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Potential Unmet

This is one of those places you take a look at and wonder why hasn't it met its full potential - It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Joan H
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Staten Island
walking

If you are the mode to walk then it is a nice place to take a walk under the shades of the trees. U... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marty344
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brooklyn
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This recreated village has period buildings from the late 17th to the late 19th centuries.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 17:00
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441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1125
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+1 718-351-1611
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of those places you take a look at and wonder why hasn't it met its full potential - It has all the elements of being a major area for an historic place - Old buildings, a location that goes back to revolutinary...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are the mode to walk then it is a nice place to take a walk under the shades of the trees. U can sit down relax there Is nice Places kids could play and enjoy on a nice breezy day

Thank marty344
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very special place. I think it's a must see for every resident as it dips into the local history a bit which was amazing for us. As for tourists, if you into local history or American history in general, then you would enjoy...More

Thank angry b
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely old buildings used as a backdrop for our photos. To have a photographer take your pictures will cost $50.00 For a permit to allow you to use the location. All the fee goes back into the site for the restoration project.

Thank Colin1963
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Richmondtown has been under construction now for 50+ years, with no end in sight, no goal in sight, no purpose in sight.

Thank majgrant
Reviewed 18 May 2017

For a Swede this is an american Skansen. Old bulidings, people dressed as in that time. We really appreaciated the guides knowledge.

Thank Kerstin V
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great tour for families and class trips. Enjoy learning a bit of history and being entertained too. My daughter loved coming here for her class trip as well. They host nice events so you should check our their calendar.

2  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Richmond town is a good place to teach our children our past. Call before you go the buildings are not open everyday. Dont go when the Fair is going on it is too crowed. When the buildings are open the people dress in period clothing....More

Thank Barbara226
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I can't believe SI has the oldest schoolhouse (1600's) in USA! You get to see an 1800's General Store, a 1700's house, and more.See the Courthouse, Museum, and wslk around the area. Check their website for events.

Thank kathleen h
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Try going when there is an event (not county fair). The home maybe be open and people in period garb doing work, baking, etc. Walk the lake and see wild life......maybe a deer or two. Great in spring or fall. Check web site for various...More

Thank SprintStang66
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Vladimir S
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kikoTX
11 March 2016|
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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
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