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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is a nice place to visit for a Sunday or a Saturday walk out !

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is a nice place to visit for a Sunday or a Saturday walk out... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
A hidden Gem on Lighthouse hill.

This is an amazing little gem hidden away on Staten Island's Lighthouse hill. A small but wonderful... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Lance H
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Resembling a small Tibetan mountain temple, this unique museum showcases objects of Tibetan, Nepalese, Tibeto-Chinese and Mongolian in origin, dating primarily from the 17th to 19th centuries.
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338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1217
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is a nice place to visit for a Sunday or a Saturday walk out ! Very peaceful envtronment !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank P J G
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is an amazing little gem hidden away on Staten Island's Lighthouse hill. A small but wonderful haven that features an interesting Tibetan collection and peaceful garden.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lance H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I completely recommend this museum if you are an adventurous traveler. It's definitely a trek. 40 minute bus ride from the ferry then a LONG climb up a very steep hill! Beautiful but very small collection! Gardens nice but not the best.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joan F
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

While the art and religious statues are beautiful, the museum is very small and needs care. It is about a 45 minute bus ride from the Staten Island Ferry terminal and the more than 2 hour journey there (subway & ferry prior to bus) was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mbj425
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Big Apple Greeter arranged a tour for its volunteers of this hidden gem filled with beautiful art. Meg Ventrudo, our gracious museum guide, welcomed us to the library, a room overflowing with Asian art: brass and copper figurines, a beautifully carved red table and chairs,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art has a fascinating story - told with passion by your tour guide. The space, built specifically to house this unique collection of art in a building that resembles a Tibetan monastery, is exceptional and totally worth the ride...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jennifer821
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The museum is small but the area is so relax and tranquil. They have a nice gift shop and for $7 for the entrance fee. You can beat it!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Natshalee N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Nestled in beautiful Lighthouse Hill, the Tibetan Museum is one of those rare things that still makes NYC what it is; The cultural Center of the U.S. Make it a point to visit this gem

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank NewYorkerluvsKeyWest
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The Museum of Tibetan Art is a peaceful spot to visit. Although small, its beauty and tranquility are immense. Spend some time here after a stressful day and your worries will wash away.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jen D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

After having a stressful week.. I visited Jacqus Marchais and found it to me very relaxing and tranquil.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Krystal915
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9 August 2018|
Response from Joan F | Reviewed this property |
An hour is sufficient.