Tour Snug Harbor

Rediscover Snug Harbor on one of our brand new summer tours!

With two 90-minute tours every Saturday from June through September, you and your friends can learn about Snug Harbor’s history, art, architecture, horticulture, and the Heritage Farm.  All tours begin at the Visitor Information Booth on Chapel Road with $10 admission ($8 for Snug Harbor Members and seniors).

Art & Architecture Tour: Tours begin at 11:00 AM
June 9, 23 | July 7, 21 | August 4, 18 | September 1, 15

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Hear the fascinating stories behind the architecture that put the former Sailors’ Snug Harbor on the map. Learn about the people responsible for 28 historic buildings dating from 1833, including six of the first New York City Landmarks and one of the finest collections of Greek Revival architecture. Visit Snug Harbor’s Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art and learn how Snug Harbor continues its role as a major art destination on Staten Island.



History and Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour: Tours begin at 11:00 AM
June 2, 16, 30| July 14, 28 | August 11, 26 | September 8, 22

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Hidden time capsules, statues, murder, ghost sightings and more!  This tour through Snug Harbor’s 83-acre site reveals the history of our 19th century campus alongside tales of strange occurrences and mysteries on our grounds.




Heritage Farm Tour: Tours begin at 2:00 PM
Spring Has Sprung Tour: June 2, 16, 30
Fruits and Vegetables Tour: July 14, 28
Fall Crops and Cover Crops Tour: August 11, 25
Winter Crops and Putting Your Garden to Bed Tour: September 8, 22

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Snug Harbor’s Heritage Farm is a better-than-organic 2.5 acre sustainable urban farm, now in its seventh growing season.  Go behind the scenes at the farm with four different tour options as the seasons change.



Horticulture Tour: Tours begin at 2:00 PM
Four Elements of the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden Tour: June 9, 23
Perennial Garden and Greenhouse Tour: July 7, 21
Tropical Border Tour: August 4, 18
White Garden and Herb Garden Tour: September 1, 15

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Snug Harbor’s stunning and unique gardens lend beauty to every season.  Learn more than you ever thought possible with these deep dives into our most fascinating flora and foliage.