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Snug Harbor Cultural Center

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Address: 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone Number: 718-448-2500
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice Garden

Some stuff was in bloom but not everything. I think I would have enjoyed it more if it was. If you go, I would either wait until after April which is when I went or try calling... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Groton, Connecticut
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Groton, Connecticut
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Some stuff was in bloom but not everything. I think I would have enjoyed it more if it was. If you go, I would either wait until after April which is when I went or try calling the place and asking what the grounds look like. It was a nice place though. They had a 9/11 Memorial there. An actual... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As a resident of Staten Island's wonderfully diverse North Shore, I am a regular visitor to this cultural treasure. It has it all - museums, Art Lab classes, botanical gardens, broad pastures, vine-covered walkway, Chinese Scholar's Garden, Meditative Garden, wild areas, quaint, smaller brick buildings, majestic music hall, etc. Go to the website to plan your day. A snack bar... More 

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new york
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6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Tried to visit gallery and scholar's garden but couldn't find the ticket office even after checked visiting hours and followed the sign.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The grounds are very lovely. The Chinese scholar garden is very nice, but it needs some maintenance, probably because of the funding cuts made to the park's budget. The sailor's retirement buildings are impressive, but there is little to see by paying the entrance fee. The gardens are the high point. Also, the little cafe in the gardens serves very... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

You have to see it to believe it. It's like going back in time!!! Make sure you go to the Japanese garden and see a show!!!!

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Brooklyn, New York
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visited one day for a few hours with our 4-year-old (did not go to the Children's museum, the farm, etc.), with the intent of just exploring the grounds, gardens and the inside of the historic buildings. All buildings were closed to the public that day, which was disappointing, and some seem to be closed all the time unless there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Beautiful Greek revival architecture, flowers, trees and history. Easy to spend an afternoon there. You can walk from ferry or easier 4 minute bus ride

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Shannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

One thing I would highly recommend if you have time when visiting NYC, is a trip out to Staten Island on the free ferry & then get a Taxi for $10 out to Snug Harbour , it truly is beautiful & so relaxing, there is lovely walk ways, music hall, Japanese Gardens, Lake with Wildlife including small turtles, Ducks, Geese.... More 

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Staten Island, New York, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I had my 50th birthday party here at the catering hall, excellent job we were upstairs. I wish my out of town guests had the opportunity to see the rest of this Cultural center.

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Staten Island, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

stay well away from this place anywhere near dusk or nightfall. Its totally haunted and scary. during the day its a mediocre place with lots of pretty Victorian buildings and a second rate "botanical" garden if you want to call it that: which they do. nothing much to do here. Skip it.

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Additional Information about Snug Harbor Cultural Center

Address: Address: 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone Number: 718-448-2500
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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