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Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum (formerly known as the Garibaldi Memorial) is a historical house on Staten Island, once lived by Antonio Meucci and Giuseppe Garibaldi. Antonio Meucci was a native of Florence, Italy, who in 1849 discovered the transfer of sound through electrical wires. He lived in the house until his death in 1889. Giuseppe Garibaldi, the Italian nationalist and revolutionary hero, sought refuge in New York City and lived at this housed from 1850 to 1854 at the invitation of Antonio Meucci. 
Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island (New York City)

Garibaldi-Meucci Museum by Rolfmueller

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is a small museum, owned and operated by the Order Sons of Italy in America, which promotes Italian heritage in America. The museum is located at Tompkins Avenue in Staten Island’s neighborhood of Rosebank. Exhibits housed here are devoted to the lives of Antonio Meucci and Giuseppe Garibaldi. The museum also celebrates Italian legacy in the United States and its contribution to the country. The museum’s opening days are on Tuesdays-Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, New York, NY 10305

Website: Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

Tel: 718-442-1608


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