Welcome to the Alice Austen House Museum

Welcome to

The Alice Austen
House Museum

The Alice Austen House fosters creative expression, explores personal identity, and educates and inspires the public through the interpretation of the photographs, life and historic home of American photographer, Alice Austen (1866-1952).

Current Exhibitions

The Photographer in the Garden

September - December 2021

9/11 Commemoration:
20 Years

September - december 2021

The Photographer in the Garden was produced in partnership with the Aperture Foundation.

These exhibitions were generously supported by the Northfield Bank Foundation, the National Endowment of the Arts, and the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Upcoming Events

Members get more.

Become a member of the Alice Austen House for free admission, exclusive discounts, and access to members-only events.

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Interested in volunteering?

Volunteers and interns are a truly important part of our organization, helping in our Victorian gardens, assisting with annual clean up events as well as all of our community programs and research. 

Volunteer opportunities


9/11 Commemoration 20 Years

9/11 Commemoration 20 Years Current Exhibition At the beginning of 2021, cultural and preservation leaders met at the 9/11 Memorial Museum to discuss cultural institutions’ response to the 9/11 20th

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The Photographer in the Garden

The Photographer in the Garden Current Exhibition Since the invention of the medium, photographers have been drawn by the allure of flowers. This group exhibition excerpted from Aperture’s book The

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We are located at 2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island NY. 


Museum Hours

Sunday – Monday        12PM – 5PM  (last tour at 4:30)

Tuesday – Saturday     CLOSED