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Snug Harbor Cultural Center

1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
718-448-2500
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums
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English first
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Close to ferry and NYC. Love to.be at snug. Best kids museum. Lovely grounds. Arbor trellis is amazing. historical and fun. Great for picnicking too. Have to make a concert there one day. Try to visit every year

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New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
57 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Spending a day at this park makes you feel as if you aren't in a borough of NYC at all. The grounds are beautiful, perfect for strolling around in on a summer day. When we went, the Chinese Garden was closed ( Monday), as were some other exhibits. However, we did go into the 9/11 exhibit, walked through the Secret... More

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Staten Island, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Snug Harbor Cultural Center is a must see in Staten Island. It's loated close to the Staten Island Ferry and upon entering the grounds you don't feel that you are in New York City any longer. The beautifully landscaped grounds occupies your mind while you walk from one exhibit to the next. The works of art on dispaly is... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Many things to do and see! You can stroll around on the grounds and take in all the beauty, or go into the many buildings and see the numerous exhibits. The Chinese Garden and the 9-11 Exhibit were awesome!

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Staten Island, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Snug Harbor hosted the annual Staten Island PrideFest on July 12 2014 and it was a historic and record breaking day. The grounds were beautiful and were the perfect setting for the 5k run and the Interfaith service as well as the festival. Thank You so much Snug Harbor and your team for doing this!

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Bronx, NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Started with the Noble Museum which was refreshingly different combining artifacts and exhibits pertaining to the old Seaman's Retirement home with an artist's house boat and studios and paintings and model ships. Spent the remainder of our time in the gardens visiting the Tuscan garden, the Chinese Scholars Garden and the Secret Garden. The Scholars garden is a must-see with... More

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Snug H arbor is the best attractin on Staten Island. From the resotred buildings each one beautiful, to the gorgeous gardens and Neptune Fountain. The Chinese Schloras Garden as well as the new SI Museum. The free outdoor concerts, the Gazebo, Botanical Gardens. This is the place to come to, walk around, look around, experience the beauty of nature. You... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great day took ferry from manhattan and then a fast bus ride that left from the terminal.Was really surprised by the space and attractions the gallery the Chinese scholar's garden,and Tuscan garden.Will go back and next time will pack a lunch. Felt like a day in the country.

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Staten Island, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Bike there, jog through, drive, or bus from the ferry. My special treat is to sit and savor the Scholar's Garden in all seasons and weather. 83 landscaped acres include botanical, Tuscan, Chinese Scholar's gardens, and a seasonal opportunity to purchase fresh heirloom herbs & vegetables, plus a view of NY's waterfront from its restored Greek Revival buildings. Those amazing... More

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A special island for the arts and culture on Staten Island that not only attracts visitors from around the globe, but also for people who live in this unique location. It is a treasure that brings us back again and again, from season to season, to enjoy the gifts of nature and man.

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