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Visit The Garibaldi Meucci Museum

The Garibaldi Meucci Museum was the home of Antonio Meucci, the true inventor of the telephone, and a refuge to Giuseppe Garibaldi, the legendary hero who championed the unification of Italy. For over 50 years the museum has fulfilled its mission to preserve the legacies of these great men and to promote understanding of the Italian-American heritage through cultural, artistic and educational programs and classes.


The museum is now open for scheduled, guided tours and special events

The GMM strictly enforces the updated CDC guidelines. 





Tours 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Tours 1:00pm - 4:00pm 

Tours 1:00pm - 4:00pm 

Tours 1:00pm - 4:00pm 


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(718) 442-1608

420 Tompkins Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA

Visitor Guidelines

Visitor Guidelines

Admission: $10/person (12 and up), Members: Free

Please contact the museum for groups of 10 or more at 718-442-1608.

We are located in a residential neighborhood and parking is limited. The museum entrance is located on Chestnut Street.


The museum is wheelchair accessible on the first floor. The restroom is located on the second floor.


*The GMM strictly enforces the updated CDC guidelines. Proof of vaccination is required for entry into the museum and masks must be worn inside.


From the Goethals Bridge (New Jersey):
Take the Staten Island Expressway (278 East) to Clove Rd/Richmond Rd exit. Follow service road to the fifth light, bear left onto Hylan Blvd.
Cross highway and proceed to the traffic light at Tompkins Ave. Turn left. The Garibaldi-Meucci is on the left at Chestnut Ave.

From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (Brooklyn):
Follow Hylan Blvd Exit. Bear right at second light onto Hylan Blvd.
Turn left onto Tompkins Ave. at next traffic light. The Garibaldi-Meucci is on the left at Chestnut Ave.

From the Staten Island Ferry:
Take the S78 or S52 bus to the corner of Chestnut and Tompkins Avenues.

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