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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1217
+1 718-987-3500
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A great tour

Big Apple Greeter arranged a tour for its volunteers of this hidden gem filled with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
robcurtross
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New York City, New York
Another gem on Staten Island, perfect for Tibetan enthusiasts

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art has a fascinating story - told with passion by your tour... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
jennifer821
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New York
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Resembling a small Tibetan mountain temple, this unique museum showcases objects of Tibetan, Nepalese, Tibeto-Chinese and Mongolian in origin, dating primarily from the 17th to 19th centuries.
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338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306-1217
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Big Apple Greeter arranged a tour for its volunteers of this hidden gem filled with beautiful art. Meg Ventrudo, our gracious museum guide, welcomed us to the library, a room overflowing with Asian art: brass and copper figurines, a beautifully carved red table and chairs,...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art has a fascinating story - told with passion by your tour guide. The space, built specifically to house this unique collection of art in a building that resembles a Tibetan monastery, is exceptional and totally worth the ride...More

Thank jennifer821
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The museum is small but the area is so relax and tranquil. They have a nice gift shop and for $7 for the entrance fee. You can beat it!

Thank Natshalee N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Nestled in beautiful Lighthouse Hill, the Tibetan Museum is one of those rare things that still makes NYC what it is; The cultural Center of the U.S. Make it a point to visit this gem

Thank NewYorkerluvsKeyWest
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Museum of Tibetan Art is a peaceful spot to visit. Although small, its beauty and tranquility are immense. Spend some time here after a stressful day and your worries will wash away.

1  Thank Jen D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

After having a stressful week.. I visited Jacqus Marchais and found it to me very relaxing and tranquil.

Thank Krystal915
Reviewed 19 July 2017

In the middle of middle class houses in a middle class Staten Island neighborhood, this building appears to be a replica of a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, filled with objets of Tibetan art and related objects. It is truly one of a kind. A "hidden gem."

1  Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 12 July 2017

this is a treat for the eyes as well as the ears. Peaceful and beautifully kept gardens await those who visit. wish it were bigger!

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Take the time to visit far away land without the traveling. Enjoy the location and the unique atmosphere of a FAR OFF LAND AND ITS PEOPLE.

Thank thesandman2015
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of He unique spots on Staten Island. If you want to venture East try going here.. not really suited for children but definitely a contemplative experience for adults...

Thank Rose B
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