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Alice Austen House Museum & Garden

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This gingerbread cottage was the home of one of America's most revered photographers, whose works are exhibited here.
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2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305-2002
+1 718-816-4506
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint little place by the water. probably not great for children. The artifacts are worth looking at.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Alice Austen House is a charming historical home set idyllically on the North Shore of Staten Island with magnificent views of New York Harbor. The house is being beautifully restored and the grounds contain lovely gardens. Photographic exhibits are presented during the course of...More

Thank RSandwichNYC
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We love this place Coming often to see the view, the pfotos and just to sit by the water very relaxing place

Thank IrinaNetwork
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

If you need Disney to be entertained this is not for you. If you love history and hearing about how we got from ‘the old days’ to now it’s right up your alley. Artisans would also love this stop. They show different artists in their...More

Thank Xrayrose
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great place to go in the summer. They have summer concerts and yoga on the lawn. Great views of the bridge and of downtown nyc and the water. Quiet and peaceful.

Thank Lett64
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Alice Austen lived in this beautiful wooden frame house on the shore of the Narrows. It is a choice location with great views and grounds. the collection of her work is impressive.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This house has one of the most amazing views in the city. What happened to Alice Austen was tragic I am only glad her photographs and story can be told in a more enlightened age. It is small and I wish more photos were on...More

Thank Cassysj
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Nice photos and story about Alice Austen, but it's your typical old house turned into a museum. Not much to look at, but a great view. The story about her is pretty amazing though.

Thank dont-tell-the-kids
Reviewed 5 November 2017

It is an amazing historic building, with wonderful old photographs, by this pioneering photographer of New York which tell you so much about the history of New York's inhabitants. The gardens are lovely with great views over New York Harbour with large boats passing by....More

Thank SarahJaneSharp
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A hidden gem!!!! looking for a unique place to host a summer wedding w/ a view???? Check this out. Great grounds, overlooking the narrows & VZ bridge!

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Jenny Y
16 September 2016|
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Response from TravelLovers5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is about 2.5 miles from the ferry terminal to the Alice Austen House. You can take a public bus at the ferry terminal that will leave you about a block away from the house. Hope this helps.