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The Conference House

The Conference House The museum is a National Historic Landmark and New York City Landmark operated by the Conference House Association and a member of Historic House Trust.

The Mission of the Conference House Association is to preserve, protect and maintain the historic Conference House, educate visitors about its historical significance and the role it played in the birth of our nation, and use the lessons learned from the failed peace conference to help resolve modern day conflicts within our youth and community.

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Join us for Psychic night on Saturday, November 5th! Call our office or send us a message for more info!
10/14/2022

Join us for Psychic night on Saturday, November 5th! Call our office or send us a message for more info!

Opening Ceremony at the 1776 Peace Conference 246th Anniversary Celebration
09/17/2022

Opening Ceremony at the 1776 Peace Conference 246th Anniversary Celebration

We will be here tomorrow, Saturday, 9/17 from 11AM- 4PM for the 1776 Peace Conference Anniversary Celebration (Admission...
09/16/2022

We will be here tomorrow, Saturday, 9/17 from 11AM- 4PM for the 1776 Peace Conference Anniversary Celebration (Admission:$5). The fun includes colonial music, crafts, demos, and much more!

11:00 A.M. - Opening Ceremony: Staten Island Bagpipers

2:00 P.M. - 1776 Peace Conference Narration with Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Edward Rutledge, and Admiral Lord Howe

Join us Saturday, 9/17 from 11AM- 4PM for the 1776 Peace Conference Anniversary Celebration (Admission:$5). The fun incl...
09/13/2022

Join us Saturday, 9/17 from 11AM- 4PM for the 1776 Peace Conference Anniversary Celebration (Admission:$5). The fun includes colonial music, crafts, demos, and much more!

11:00 A.M. - Opening Ceremony: Staten Island Bagpipers

2:00 P.M. - 1776 Peace Conference Narration with Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Edward Rutledge, and Admiral Lord Howe

09/11/2022
09/02/2022
Unfortunately, central air conditioning was not a part of the Billopp family’s design plans in the 1600s. Therefore, we ...
07/22/2022

Unfortunately, central air conditioning was not a part of the Billopp family’s design plans in the 1600s. Therefore, we will be closing during the extreme heat this weekend. Stay safe, friends!

Join us tomorrow at 3PM for a FREE public concert by the Riverside Opera Company! Bring a lawn chair, bring a blanket, b...
06/17/2022

Join us tomorrow at 3PM for a FREE public concert by the Riverside Opera Company!

Bring a lawn chair, bring a blanket, bring a friend.

Experience the joy of sitting out on our lawn enjoying the breeze while live music plays in the background. Our FREE con...
06/05/2022

Experience the joy of sitting out on our lawn enjoying the breeze while live music plays in the background. Our FREE concert featuring the Richmond County Orchestra is today at 3PM. Come down early to enjoy the South Shore Artists Group’s art exhibit or take a tour of the museum!

The Conference House honors our nation's heroes and their families on this Memorial Day. Thank you to all those who have...
05/30/2022

The Conference House honors our nation's heroes and their families on this Memorial Day. Thank you to all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Looking for something fun to do this holiday weekend? Grab a chair or blanket and come down to Conference House for the ...
05/29/2022

Looking for something fun to do this holiday weekend? Grab a chair or blanket and come down to Conference House for the SI Philharmonic concert on the lawn at 4 PM. Arrive early and enjoy a museum tour at 12, 1, 2 or 3 PM.

Our 18th Century Woodworking workshop is today from 1-2:30 PM. See you soon!
05/14/2022

Our 18th Century Woodworking workshop is today from 1-2:30 PM. See you soon!

Come to the Conference House this Saturday, May 14th from 1-2:30PM to learn about how woodworking was done during the 18...
05/13/2022

Come to the Conference House this Saturday, May 14th from 1-2:30PM to learn about how woodworking was done during the 18th Century! Observe antique carpentry tools, techniques and methods in action, and speak with a carpenter who is keeping this history alive.

05/02/2022

Thank you to our amazing vendors and to all of the wonderful patrons who came out to support the Spring Outdoor Market Day! It made us incredibly happy to see so many of you enjoying the park, supporting local businesses, and touring the historic Conference House Museum!

Come on down to Conference House for our Spring Market. We are here until 4pm!
04/30/2022

Come on down to Conference House for our Spring Market. We are here until 4pm!

What better way is there to commemorate Arbor Day in the borough of parks, than to host a tree planting celebration at C...
04/28/2022

What better way is there to commemorate Arbor Day in the borough of parks, than to host a tree planting celebration at Conference House Park? Join our friends from the NYC Parks Department in front of the park Visitors’ Center at 1 PM on Friday, April 29th.
https://buff.ly/3MHq5Qh

04/28/2022

Come on down this Saturday. There are too many vendors to name!

Our Market Day is this Saturday! Spread the word!
04/26/2022

Our Market Day is this Saturday! Spread the word!

Stop by our Spring Outdoor Market and treat yourself or someone you care about to something unique!

It’s here! The museum reopens for tours today and we can’t wait to see you! Visit our website for reservations.
04/23/2022

It’s here! The museum reopens for tours today and we can’t wait to see you! Visit our website for reservations.

Happy Earth Day, Friends! Did you know that cover crops are part of our sustainable gardening practices at Conference Ho...
04/22/2022

Happy Earth Day, Friends! Did you know that cover crops are part of our sustainable gardening practices at Conference House? This year winter rye helped build up the biomass in our soil and aerated our beds, helping us to have happier plants in our summer garden. Follow along as we prep and plant in the coming weeks!

04/21/2022

Move over MLB, we are more excited for Conference House's 2022 Opening Day this weekend! Come for a tour this weekend and then visit us on Saturday, April 30th for our Outdoor Spring Market!

04/19/2022

We are looking forward to kicking off the 2022 Season this weekend!

Stop by our Spring Outdoor Market and treat yourself or someone you care about to something unique!
03/19/2022

Stop by our Spring Outdoor Market and treat yourself or someone you care about to something unique!

03/18/2022

We can't wait to welcome you in 2022! Visit conferencehouse.org/events for reservations and our full calendar of events.

Timeline photos
01/17/2022

Timeline photos

Thank you to all our friends who came out to Colonial Christmas Winter Village and the Grand Illumination events! You ma...
12/06/2021

Thank you to all our friends who came out to Colonial Christmas Winter Village and the Grand Illumination events! You made today so very special for all of us at the Conference House Association.

Colonial Christmas runs ‘til 4 and then Grand Illumination starts at 4:30.
12/05/2021

Colonial Christmas runs ‘til 4 and then Grand Illumination starts at 4:30.

Father Christmas will be on these steps soon! Colonial Christmas is today from 12-4 filled by Grand Illumination at 4:30...
12/05/2021

Father Christmas will be on these steps soon! Colonial Christmas is today from 12-4 filled by Grand Illumination at 4:30.

We couldn’t ask for better weather for December! Our Colonial Christmas event is 12-4, followed by Grand Illumination at...
12/05/2021

We couldn’t ask for better weather for December! Our Colonial Christmas event is 12-4, followed by Grand Illumination at 4:30.

Looking for unique gifts this season? Come out to Conference House tomorrow for our Colonial Christmas Winter Village fr...
12/04/2021

Looking for unique gifts this season? Come out to Conference House tomorrow for our Colonial Christmas Winter Village from 12-4 p.m. with handcrafted gifts, cookies and cider by the fire, and meet and greets with Father Christmas. Stay for Grand Illumination of the house at 4:30.

Welcome to the Conference House Yule Log Jog!
12/04/2021

Welcome to the Conference House Yule Log Jog!

We are ready for the Yule Log Jog! See you soon!
12/04/2021

We are ready for the Yule Log Jog! See you soon!

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Join us for Psychic night on Saturday, November 5th! Call our office or send us a message for more info!
Opening Ceremony at the 1776 Peace Conference 246th Anniversary Celebration
We will be here tomorrow, Saturday, 9/17 from 11AM- 4PM for the 1776 Peace Conference Anniversary Celebration (Admission:$5). The fun includes colonial music, crafts, demos, and much more!

11:00 A.M. - Opening Ceremony: Staten Island Bagpipers

2:00 P.M. - 1776 Peace Conference Narration with Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Edward Rutledge, and Admiral Lord Howe
Join us Saturday, 9/17 from 11AM- 4PM for the 1776 Peace Conference Anniversary Celebration (Admission:$5). The fun includes colonial music, crafts, demos, and much more!

11:00 A.M. - Opening Ceremony: Staten Island Bagpipers

2:00 P.M. - 1776 Peace Conference Narration with Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Edward Rutledge, and Admiral Lord Howe
Have you registered yet?
We are excited to announce that the Conference House 1776 Challenge is BACK for 2022 with an exciting NEW addition!

As an added bonus, all participants who register by September 10, 2022 will receive one free admission to the 1776 Peace Conference Celebration on September 17, 2022!

https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/StatenIsland/1776Challenge?rsus=500-400-4ef05a2c-084e-44ef-af83-14085995db9e
Unfortunately, central air conditioning was not a part of the Billopp family’s design plans in the 1600s. Therefore, we will be closing during the extreme heat this weekend. Stay safe, friends!
Join us tomorrow at 3PM for a FREE public concert by the Riverside Opera Company!

Bring a lawn chair, bring a blanket, bring a friend.
Experience the joy of sitting out on our lawn enjoying the breeze while live music plays in the background. Our FREE concert featuring the Richmond County Orchestra is today at 3PM. Come down early to enjoy the South Shore Artists Group’s art exhibit or take a tour of the museum!
The Conference House honors our nation's heroes and their families on this Memorial Day. Thank you to all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Looking for something fun to do this holiday weekend? Grab a chair or blanket and come down to Conference House for the SI Philharmonic concert on the lawn at 4 PM. Arrive early and enjoy a museum tour at 12, 1, 2 or 3 PM.
Our 18th Century Woodworking workshop is today from 1-2:30 PM. See you soon!
Come to the Conference House this Saturday, May 14th from 1-2:30PM to learn about how woodworking was done during the 18th Century! Observe antique carpentry tools, techniques and methods in action, and speak with a carpenter who is keeping this history alive.
Please join award-winning filmmaker James Verdi, as his documentary film Loyalty & Rebellion, exploring the American Revolutionary War on Staten Island, makes its webcast debut. The film examines the island’s strategic significance during the NY Campaign and the drastic effects the war had on island life.
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