Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Staten Island, NY 10306
- Sun,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat 1pm-5pm
Village Voice's Description
Museum hours: Wednesday-Sunday 1-5pm
Nestled into the side of Lighthouse Hill, Staten Island, NY, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is a uniquely peaceful retreat. The Museum presents the art and culture of Tibet and the Himalayas to a world audience in order to educate and inspire others in the value of this significant cultural heritage.
Tips from foursquare
Contains one of the country’s more significant collections of Himalayan art and artifacts. Step into the garden, which has breathtaking views of New York Bay, and watch prayer flags blow in the wind.
Take the S74 bus.
The first museum of its kind in the United States. Home to an expansive collection of Tibetan artifacts. Beautiful, Himalayan-like setting on Lighthouse Hill resembles a monastery.
Tibet in NYC!