Open House New York
Tours at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Celebrating the city’s architecture and design, this year’s 12th Annual Open House New York Weekend will once again unlock the city, allowing New Yorkers and tourists alike access to hundreds of sites talks, tours, performances and family activities in neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs. Featured as one of this year’s sites, the Alice Austen House will be open for tours, including Alice’s original darkroom, once a closet.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Staten Island Half-Marathon on Sunday, 10/12. Bay Street, a main artery of access to the museum will be closed. If you plan to arrive to the House before 1:00 p.m., we recommend the following directions due to road closures: From Manhattan - take the Staten Island Ferry then the Staten Island Railroad to the Clifton Station and walk to the museum down Edgewater Street. From Staten Island: visit the following site for details on road closures: http://gis.nyc.gov/streetclosure/