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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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Shakespeare Garden is awesome

Who knew something like this existed on Staten Island? Great place to channel the Bard and spend a summer afternoon. All of Snug Harbor is nice, but the Shakespeare Garden is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
FerryGuy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Who knew something like this existed on Staten Island? Great place to channel the Bard and spend a summer afternoon. All of Snug Harbor is nice, but the Shakespeare Garden is definitely the spot to take your break.

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Thank FerryGuy
Barre, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered about the grounds enjoying the privacy of this little visited gem. The purpose of our visit was to visit the botanical garden and it was wonderful. Although not the Chinese Garden was closed, we found much to see. Best of all, the 100 + year old garden had a delightful unkept quality that made finding little nooks something... More 

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Thank Scott F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a few gems on otherwise pedestrian Staten Island, and this may be the best of them. The beautiful Greek Revival buildings are enough of an attraction in themselves, but they also house several first rate small museums. The Noble Collection is unique, dedicated to a mid-Twentieth Century artist who roamed New York on a floating studio to paint... More 

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Thank John H
Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snug Harbor Cultural Center is a mix of maritime history, art exhibits, Staten Island History, Chinese Scholar Garden, Botanical Exhibits and a wonderful Children's Museum. Located in the former home for retired sailors, the grounds are beautiful, the Museums full of interesting exhibits and so much to see and do. Don't miss it on your next trip to Staten Island.

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Thank JHLuvtotravel
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a lot to do at Snug Harbor but one of my favorite things is the plays! The art their is also fabulous1

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Thank QueenTravelor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We loved the botanicals with many flowers not native to here. The children's museum was a big hit with 3 year old Harry. He loved the fire engine, which they allow kids to climb up on. The artists rooms were interesting but not too much to see there. In all, there's a lot of untapped potential here and I hope... More 

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Thank Jonboy111
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A beautiful Historic campus with Museums, Music, Dance, Art, a Chinese Garden, a farm and More. Check their calendar for wonderful events in the Arts including a Silent Disco, concerts, shows and more.

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Thank Marian F
Staten Island, New York
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I took my children there to see the garden and it was so pretty. We also visited the children's museum and walked the grounds. We had a great time.

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Thank galejean
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I've been to New York many times and always stay in State Island with my relatives but this is the first time I visited Snug Harbor. It's beautiful out there. There's all sorts of thing - Children's museum, a pretty duck pond, various interesting building that house exhibits and other cultural activities. If I'm short on time, I'd rather spend... More 

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Thank Maria A
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Snug harbor had something for everyone. They have a wonderful Children's Museum, Several Theatrical venues from small and intimate to medium sized. Some local some traveling productions and some of their performances feel like a Broadway production. I saw Les Miseribles and Shrek the musical. both were excellent. They have beautiful Gardens, a Tuscan Garden, a Japanese Scholars Garden and... More 

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