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Historic Richmond Town

Open Now: 13:00 - 17:00
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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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All reviews pumpkin picking history lesson colonial times labor day weekend cook offs colonial era guided tour step back in time fall season walk around wonderful place to visit local history saturday night worth a stop lots of fun tavern courthouse
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The upgrades were done nicely and it looks beautiful at night with the old fashioned lamp posts. I hope they continue to make improvements

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johnmL792RQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family likes this part as a favorite kind of historical settlement and a nice way to spend an afternoon. A lot of locals were extra helpful with small things, which makes it even easier to fall for this place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CooperSteph
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

It is a series of old historic buildings. There is a old mill, church with a interesting cemetery and a series of about 6-8 other old buildings I have heard that there are tours and festivities held. But I have yet to come during any...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SteveS849
Reviewed 20 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jscindc
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peter F
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

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Vladimir S
7 June 2017|
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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