Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

Owned by Sons of Italy Foundation, Inc.Administered by Grand Lodge of NY Board of Commissioners, OSIA

Welcome to the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum.

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is owned and administered by the
Order Sons of Italy in America.

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 open to visitors and tours on the following days:
Wednesday through Friday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Admission is $10 per person, members and children under 10 are free.
Call ahead for groups of 10 or more.
Special group rates.
The museum is open throughout the week for special events, school programs, language and culture classes.

Please note that the first floor of the museum is wheelchair accessible,
but the restroom is on the second floor.

Program funding has been provided through the Order Sons of Italy in America; by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (
in partnership with the City Council; the Office of the Staten Island Borough President, James Oddo, Richmond County Savings Foundation; Northfield Bank Foundation; The Staten Island Foundation; Con-Edison, The Lois and Richard Nicotra Foundation and by grants allocated by New York State Senator Lanza and New York City Council members Joe Borelli, Steven Matteo and Debbie Rose.


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