Admission to the museum is $6 per person

We offer a discounted rate of $4 for:                                                 Students (with ID)                                                                                        Seniors (65+)                                                                                                  Active duty US military and veterans (with ID)                                               Visitors with disabilities (carepartners are free)

Children 12 and under are always free



Museum Hours

Tuesday – Friday:  12pm-5pm

Saturday:  11am-5pm


Guided Tours are offered at 2pm weekdays, 12pm and 2pm Saturdays. $12 per person, register in advance via email at

Visitor and Reservation Policy

Advanced reservation recommended for guided tours.

COVID-19 vaccination and masks are no longer required, but encouraged.

Affiliation with any of the following groups grants free admission to the museum:

Alice Austen House Member

Museums Council of NYC

Historic House Trust Member

Historic Richmond Town Member

AAM Member

Culture Pass

Cool Culture

Anyone receiving SNAP benefits-up to 4 people.  Please show SNAP EBT card.



Take the Staten Island Ferry at Whitehall Terminal located at the southern tip of Manhattan. The subway lines that stop at the ferry terminal are the 1, R (to Whitehall Street), and the 4/5 (to Bowling Green.) Once on Staten Island, take the S51 bus (Bus Ramp B) to the corner of Hylan Boulevard and Bay Street (about a 15 minute ride.) 



From the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (toll) or the Brooklyn or Manhattan Bridges take I-278 West to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Staten Island. Take the first exit on the right, “Bay Street”. Continue to the end of street (School Road) then turn left onto Bay Street. Continue to Hylan Boulevard then turn right and follow street to water and house.



From the Outerbridge Crossing, Goethals or Bayonne Bridge follow signs to Route 278 East. Exit 13 at “Clove Rd./Richmond Rd./Hylan Blvd.” Continue on service road (Narrows Road South). Just before the fifth traffic light turn left onto Hylan Boulevard and continue to water and house.  There is a gravel driveway that brings you behind rear of the house, please feel free to park in the gravel lot.  Enter the house on the water side.


There is a small gravel parking lot behind the museum, accessible from Hylan Boulevard. Street parking is generally available along Edgewater Street at the corner of the museum.

There is a ramp entrance to the historic home from the parking lot at the rear of the house. The public areas of the museum are largely wheelchair accessible since the galleries and period rooms are on the first floor. For more information about accessibility, please call (718) 816-4506 x10.

Staten Island has much to offer! Take a look here for ideas on how to extend your visit. 

The Alice Austen is a proud community partner of Destination St. George

To see a list of our upcoming events, click here.

Due to COVID-19, rentals are currently restricted. Please call the museum at 718-816-4506 for any inquiries.

Photo permits are required for any video or photoshoots on the grounds, and cost $75 for up to two hours. Please call 718-816-4506 to fill out permit paperwork and make payment before your photoshoot.

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