ON-SITE ExhibitIONs

The experience of being at Historic Richmond Town is an opportunity to choose your own path to learning. You will approach places and objects on your own terms, sharing your own memories, coming to your own conclusions and gaining new perspectives on the past. You may find yourself moved to deep reflection or inspired to new possibilities by the unique, sometimes magical sensation of communing with authentic places and things.


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THIRD COUNTY COURTHOUSE: CENTER OF CIVIC LIVE ON STATEN ISLAND

LOCATED IN THE VISITORS CENTER | LEARN MORE

Third County Courthouse: Center of Civic Life on Staten Island explores the building's form, function, and its central role in Staten Island's civic life. Sections of the exhibit describe courthouse architecture, notable trials, the political process, and the county jail.


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MADE ON STATEN ISLAND

LOCATED IN THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM | LEARN MORE

Made on Staten Island: Agriculture, Industry, and Suburban Living in the City, by Charles L. Sachs, was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name. It provides a richly detailed history of Staten Island's growth and development from its agricultural and maritime beginnings, through its 19th-century industrial development, and on to its transformation as a suburban community.


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BRINGING UP BABY

LOCATED IN THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM | LEARN MORE

Bringing Up Baby features highlights of Historic Richmond Town's furniture collection, presenting new scholarship on the meaning and use of things like carriages, cradles, and potty chairs. 


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TOYS!

LOCATED IN THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM | LEARN MORE

Toys! examines the ways in which children learn about themselves and their world through toys and play. More than 200 of the best-loved and most fondly remembered toys of the 19th and 20th centuries are featured to illustrate that toys have long been tools for learning about life, work and family.


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IMPORTED CERAMICS ON STATEN ISLAND

NEW MINI-EXHIBIT LOCATED IN THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM