Roosevelt Island Historical Society Visitor Center Kiosk, New York City

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The Roosevelt Island Historical Society promotes awareness of the Island’s unique history and pursues preservation of its landmarks and artifacts.

The purpose of the Society is to recover, maintain and disseminate the record of Roosevelt Island’s heritage from Colonial times to the present. The Society aims to achieve these goals as follows:

• Collecting artifacts, documents, publications, photographs, prints and other media recording the history of the island and its inhabitants.

• Maintaining those collections and making them accessible to the public.



• Conducting educational programs, including tours, lectures, exhibitions and publications.
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Roosevelt Island Historical Society Visitor Center Kiosk Reviews

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  • we did NOT go to the visitors center-came over by auto-after we had tried to see the lighthouse from the Queens side (Astoria-then LIC) so much construction going on that we decide to drive across...  more »
  • This is the best place to learn about the current places to visit and the history of the island. If they're not open, just ride the nearby free red bus. The locals are friendly and most will advise...  more »
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  • Super helpful and loaded with lots of pamphlets and other information. A first stop on your visit to Roosevelt Island!
  • Very small visitor center right next to Tramway exit. I wish they keep something for people to munch while walking around the park especially for kids.

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