Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Staten Island

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

338 Lighthouse Ave off Richmond Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306

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Time Out NY In 1947 Jacques Marchais opened to the public two stone buildings on a Staten Island hillside, which house her collection of Tibetan art. This museum is the only Himalayan-temple-style building in the United States and is surrounded by meditation gardens.This tiny hillside museum contains a striking Buddhist altar and the largest collection of Tibetan art in the West, including religious objects, bronzes and paintings. Every October, the museum hosts a Tibetan festival.

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  • $5.00; seniors and students: $3.00

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