Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and culture as you explore the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden Nestled in Staten Island.
The site was originally developed in 1801 as “a haven for aged, decrepit and worn out sailors”.
At its peak, it boasted a working farm, dairy, bakery, chapel, sanatorium, hospital, music hall and cemetery before closing and becoming derelict. Thankfully, the five stately Greek Revival fronted buildings and the chapel were listed on the National Register of Historic Places and saved from demolition.
Eventually, the location became a regional arts center and in 2008, Snug Harbor Cultural Center merged with the Staten Island Botanical Gardens to create the attraction it is today.
This cultural and horticultural hub has 28 buildings and extensive gardens covering 83 acres, where New Yorkers and tourists come to recharge their batteries and be inspired by history, architecture, environmental science and the visual and performing arts.
Ready to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Purchase your Snug Harbor tickets now and embark on a journey of discovery with New York Sightseeing.
Tour Address: 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
Hours of Operation:Daily: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Present your Pass at the Ticket desk