Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

1000 Richmond Terr.
Staten Island, NY 10301- Map It
(718) 425-3504

AAA Editor Notes

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, Clove Rd. exit off I-278, then 3 mi. n. to 1000 Richmond Terr., was founded in 1801 as the nation's first maritime hospital and home for retired sailors. Restored buildings include Main Hall, with its Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, and Veterans Memorial Hall, a concert venue. The 83-acre botanical garden includes formal displays of annuals, a variety of themed gardens, a Chinese garden, a formal maze garden, sculpture and fountains. Food is available.
Grounds free. Galleries or gardens $5; $4 (ages 65+ and students with ID); free (ages 0-12). Galleries and gardens $8; $7 (ages 65+ and students with ID); free (ages 0-12). Rates may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Grounds and botanical garden daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center Wed.-Sun. 10-5. Chinese Scholar's Garden Wed.-Sun. 10-5, early Apr.-late Jan.; Sat.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Newhouse Center Wed.-Sun. 10-5, early Apr.-late Jan. Last admission to garden 30 minutes before closing.