Historic Richmond Town

Local nameHistoric Richmond Town
LocationStaten Island, New York City, USA

Historic Richmond Town is an authentic town and farm museum complex in the neighborhood of Richmondtown, Staten Island, in New York City. It is located near the geographical center of the island, at the junction of Richmond Road and Arthur Kill Road. Staten Island Historical Society and Historic Richmond Town are two different names for the same organization, reflecting its long history and evolution.

The original settlement of Richmond Town was known as Cocclestown in the 1690s due to an abundance of oyster shells. The town was later named Richmond Town in the early 18th century when it was formerly a county seat and commercial center, having contained the former courthouse of Richmond County, and is coterminous with the borough of Staten Island.

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Opening hours

Wed - Sun: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Guided Tours:
Wed - Fri: 2:30 p.m.
Sat, Sun: 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Closed on: Mon, Tue, New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Admission

Adults: $8
Students, Seniors: $6
Children (4-11): $5
Fri: free admission

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historic_Richmond_Town

Official website http://www.historicrichmondtown.org/

Twitter https://twitter.com/HRTown

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Historic-Richmond-Town/270698606304097

Instagram http://www.instagram.com/historicrichmondtown/

Email nfo@historicrichmondtown.org

Phone +1 718 351 1611

Address 441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306, USA

Coordinates 40°34'18.462" N -74°8'44.74" E

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