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 Exhibition

The Photographer in the Garden


The Photographer in the Garden was produced in partnership with the Aperture Foundation, generously supported by the Northfield Bank Foundation, the National Endowment of the Arts, and the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Upcoming Events

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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


We’re hiring!

We’re hiring! The Alice Austen House is looking to expand our team with exciting openings in the following positions: Available Positions Director of Operations (Full-time) LEARN MORE Director of Education

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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

Tuesday – Friday        12PM – 5PM  (last tour at 4PM)

Saturday – Monday     CLOSED