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Address: 441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306
Phone Number: (718) 351-1611
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Wed - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: This recreated village has period buildings from the late 17th to the late...
This recreated village has period buildings from the late 17th to the late 19th centuries.
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Roberts Review

Walking through the buildings of this historic town you feel like you're walking back in time before there was Electric cooking from the stove, Automobiles.. The original... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Walking through the buildings of this historic town you feel like you're walking back in time before there was Electric cooking from the stove, Automobiles.. The original courthouse of Staten Island is located here.. It really makes you wonder what it was really like to live over a century and a half ago..

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Staten Island, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Interesting old houses, costumed interpreters, great Tavern Concerts, Old Home Day and other activities. Loved the candlelight Christmas Tour.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is very interesting historical site, but require more money investment to keep it in proper shape.

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Being a native Staten Islander Richmond Town has always been the place to go and discover the history of Staten Island and the families that settled here whose descendants may still reside here. Great school trip and learning experience for our young people.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The houses are falling apart, Grounds are in very bad shape. Time to get the management removed from the place and get new people into the place. Management not doing a damn thing to save the historic houses.

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Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Having lived on Staten Island most of my life, Richmondtown was a frequent destination. It is a collection of as many historic houses as they can save brought together at the original courthouse. For me, the biggest draw here is the Voorleezer's House. This is the oldest schoolhouse in the United States and it is sitting exactly where it was... More 

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New York City, New York
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93 reviews 93 reviews
23 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Lots of historic homes and original artifacts. There are a couple of museums and a school as well. Also great that employees dress in clothing from the home's or museum's era. Very educational. Great to bring kids.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very small site, seasonal and absolutely nothing to do. You can go into your neighborhood wooded aera and see more. It took over a hour by car from the Verranzzo Narrows Bridge to get there. There are a few ducks and a small lovely church there. By no means do not go, wait for the Outlets at St. George to... More 

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Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice for families that like the outdoors and a little history. A real throw back in time. Bring a picnic basket and have some peaceful time with your family.

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Such a fun day with friends... Loved this years Flying Dogs and Flagship beer truck. Happy to support Historic Richmond Town.

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