Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Staten Island

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

338 Lighthouse Ave off Richmond Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306


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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