Places to visit (Staten Island)

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:biggrin: Hey guys...

I figured ill kick off the forum by filling you all in on some interesting places to visit on the island... (if anyone would ever like to go as a group or something let me no we could work something out)



Alice Austen House
Former home of Alice Austen, one of America's earliest and most accomplished female photographers.​





Borough Hall
A designated New York City landmark that is home to the Staten Island Borough President's Office. Its lobby murals depict the history of Staten Island.​





CSI Center for the Arts - College of Staten Island
The ideal performance venue for Staten Island and neighboring communities features five theatres under one roof​





Conference House Park
Site of a 1776 peace conference between representatives of the Continental Congress and the Commander of British Forces during the Revolutionary War.​





Fort Wadsworth - Gateway National Recreation Area
One of the oldest military sites in the United States, Fort Wadsworth guarded New York City for almost 200 years.​





Garibaldi Meucci Museum
The historic home of Antonio Meucci, the true inventor of the
telephone and Giuseppe Garibaldi, who championed the unification of
the Italian state.​





Historic Richmond Town
Site of the original seat of the Richmond County Government, Historic Richmond Town is New York City?s living history and museum village.​





Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Located on Lighthouse Hill, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art offers visitors exposure to Tibetan Culture, complete with a realistic replication of a Buddhist Temple.​




National Lighthouse Museum
On the St. George waterfront, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, is the future site of the National Lighthouse Center and Museum.​





New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
The first Chinese Scholar's Garden in the United States.​





Noble Maritime Collection
The Noble Maritime Collection features the art and writings of John A. Noble.​





Richmond County Bank Ballpark
Home of the Staten Island Yankees.​





St. George Theatre
Beautifully restored historic theater located in "downtown" Staten Island.​






Sandy Ground Historical Museum
Founded in the early 19th century by freed black men from New York, Sandy Ground is the oldest community established by freed slaves in North America.​





Snug Harbor Cultural Center
Originally a housing residence for retired seaman, Snug Harbor is an 83-acre National Historic Landmark District whose grand 19th century buildings house Snug Harbor Cultural Center and many other Cultural Organizations.​





Staten Island Botanical Garden
Within the grounds of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, The Staten Island Botanical Garden is a 53 acre natural woodland with over 20 specimen gardens.​





Staten Island Children's Museum
A place where kids can learn by actively doing, not just passively watching.​





Staten Island Museum (SIIAS)
The Staten Island Museum - SIIAS (the Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences) is devoted to the history of Staten Island and its people​





Staten Island September 11 Memorial
Dedicated to the Staten Island victims of terrorist attacks.​





Staten Island Zoo
New York City?s biggest little zoo features an internationally acclaimed reptile collection.
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Other fun things to do on Staten Island...​

Bowling

Showplace Bowling -
141 E Service Rd, Staten Island, NY
(718) 477-2695

Rabs -
1600 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY
(718) 979-1600


Bowling On The Green -
55 Mill Rd, Staten Island, NY
(718) 351-4000
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Golf

LaTourette Golf Course
1001 Richmond Hill Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 351-1889
public, 18 hole, 6692 yds, Par 72, CR-71.3, S-121

Richmond County Country Club
1122 Todt Hill Rd
Staten Island, NY 10304
(718) 351-0600
private, 18 hole, 6619 yds, Par 71, CR-72.1, S-128

Silver Lake Golf Course
915 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 447-5686
public, 18 hole, 6160 yds, Par 69, CR-68.8, S-119

South Shore Golf Course
200 Huguenot Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312
(718) 984-0101
public, 18 hole, 6317 yds, Par 72, CR-68.6, S-113


GOLF PRACTICE CENTERS

Staten Island Golf Practice Center
(this is were I practice)

2727 Arthur Kill Road
Staten Island, NY 10309
Phone: 718-317-0101
Fax: 718-948-5121​

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will be updated with more fun stuff as soon as possible...:biggrin: :biggrin:​
 
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