Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

1000 Richmond Terr.
Staten Island, NY 10301- Map It
(718) 448-2500

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 Music Hall, a concert venue. The 83-acre botanical garden includes formal displays of annuals, a variety of themed gardens, the New York Chinese Scholar’s 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 and Newhouse Center Wed.-Sun. 10-5. New York Chinese Scholar's Garden Tues.-Sun. 10-5, early Apr.-late Nov.; Sat.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Last admission to Newhouse Center and Scholar’s Garden 30 minutes before closing.