10. Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Did you know that the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art on Staten Island was the first museum in the world that specialized in Tibetan art? Go to see an extensive collection of Tibetan Buddhist artifacts, and don’t forget to explore the museum’s garden, and relax (or even meditate) by the coy fish pond.

To find more museums off the beaten track, read our Top 10 Off-the-Radar Museums in NYC.

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