Historic Richmond Town’s Main Village site comes alive with the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of New York City’s rural past! Visit with skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, browse working shops and functioning open hearth kitchens. Be a part of your community past, present and future! The Fall Open Village program occurs every Saturday and Sunday, beginning September 3rd! Visit with costumed living historians inside the site’s historic structures.

fall open village

september 3 - November 24

Tuesday-Friday: 12:00PM to 5:00PM (2:00pm Guided Tour*)

Saturday-Sunday: 11:00AM-5:00PM (1:30Pm & 3:00PM GUIDED TOUR*OPEN VILLAGE)

*Guided Tour is free with admission. During these interpreter-led themed tours, costumed living-historians guide visitors through furnished, period interiors of restored historic structures.  The choice of buildings and interpretation are based on the theme of the day.

Grounds are open from dawn till dusk.


Admission Prices

$8.00  Adults

$6.00  Seniors & Students (12-17)

$5.00 Children (4-11)


441 Clarke Ave                               

Staten Island, NY 10306

(718) 351-1611




Located in the heart of Staten Island, Historic Richmond Town is a 15-minute drive from all bridges and a 30-45 minute ride from the Staten Island ferry on the S74 bus. We have FREE parking. If you are visiting us from midtown Manhattan by public transportation you will have a relaxing trip via ferry but please expect 90 minutes of travel time to and from Historic Richmond Town.

Historic Richmond Town is a remarkable living-history village and museum complex that evokes 300 years of history, arts and culture on Staten Island! Explore 45 historic structures, including the homes, busineses and farms of the community throughout 100 acres of breathtaking parkland. Experience the history of the diverse people that built Staten Island.

Historic Richmond Town is accessible through daily guided tours on Wednesday-Friday at 2pm and Saturday-Sunday at 1:30pm and 3pm.