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Summer Open Village

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 village will be open all summer long, beginning May 25th! Visit with costumed living historians inside the site’s historic structures Monday-Friday from 12:00PM to 5:00PM, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00AM to 5:00PM!

Weekday Open Village allows access to the interiors of two historic structures in addition to the Third County Courthouse and Historical Museum.

Weekend Open Village allows access to the interiors of three to four historic structures in addition to the Third County Courthouse and Historical Museum.


HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Monday through friday, 11:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

SATurday and sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm.

Grounds are open from dawn till dusk.

Inside the Historical Museum

Inside the Historical Museum


Daily Tours

Monday through friday, 2:00 p.m.

saturday and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.

During these interpreter-led themed tours, costumed living-historians guide the visitor through furnished, period interiors of restored historic structures.  The choice of buildings and interpretation are based on the theme of the day.

  • Stroll period streets and visit working shops and restored homes. 

  • Relive the American farm experience with the open-hearth of an early 19th century kitchen. 

  • Walk through the Third County Courthouse or sit at the bar in the historic Guyon Tavern. You will never believe you are still in New York City. 

  • Browse the shelves of a nearly two-century old general store.  

  • Discover where household items and furnishings come from, and how they are made, while discussing production and industry with masters of the historic trades.

 

Admission Prices

$8.00  Adults

$6.00  Seniors & Students (12-17)

$5.00 Children (4-11)

SUGGESTED DONATION fridays


441 Clarke Ave                               

Staten Island, NY 10306

(718) 351-1611

info@historicrichmondtown.org


DIRECTIONS

 

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.