Staten Island
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Staten Island, New York City 

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Staten Island Museum


The Staten Island Museum is a short walking distance from the St. George Ferry Terminal. Founded in 1881, the Staten Island Museum is a general interest museum devoted to the arts, science, and history of Staten Island. There are more than two million collections in the museum ranging from the contemporary to some dating back more than 10,000 years. Collections include photographs, early films, historical documents, artifacts, fossils, shells, mounted animals, mineral specimens, and art from the Western and non-Western world.

Staten Island Museum, New York City

Staten Island Museum by DavisTW

The museum’s Lenape collection includes artifacts from the Lenape Indians who once settled on Staten Island more than 10,000 years ago. The Hall of Natural Science has a collection of fossils, shells, and mounted insects as well as preserved plant and animal specimens. Art collections include sculptures, paintings, ceramics, antiquities, and prints from the ancient Egyptian to modern era. The museum also has a collection of photographs, models, and artifacts devoted to the history of the Staten Island Ferry. 

Location: 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, New York, NY 10301

Website: Staten Island Museum

Tel: 718-727-1135

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