Tuesday through Friday  11:00 am – 5:00 pm (members admitted at 10:00 am)

Weekends                           10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Sea of Boats and Block Harbor Exhibits close at 4:30 pm.


We are closed on Memorial Day, Monday May 29.

The Museum will be open on Monday, June 26

May 2017 

Visit our Special Events page for details about our programming this month.

Time for Summer Camp!


Camp Kids















10 exciting weeks of Mini Camps, full and half day options.   Discounts available for Multi-Child and Multi-Camps – please call Jami in Reservations to complete your registration!
718-273-2060 ext. 137.


Please view our Summer Camp Page for program descriptions and details.  To register online, click on the camp below:


June 26 to 30  Summer Sampler

July 3 to 7   Arty Camp (4 days)

July 10 to 14   Summer Fun Camp

July 17 to 21  Cooking Camp 

July 24 to 28  “Honk!” Camp

July 31 to Aug. 4  Theater Camp

Aug. 7 to 11  Green Thumb Camp

Aug. 14 to 18  Cooking Camp

Aug. 21 to 25  STEAM Camp

Aug. 28 to Sept. 1  Summer Fun Camp


Questions?  Call Reservations at 718-273-2060 ext. 137 or email reservations@sichildrensmuseum.org

*Each registered camper will receive a SICM Tee Shirt and String Backpack!  (1 per child for the summer)





Admission is $8 per person, ages 1 and up.
Members are admitted FREE.

Free Hours: Wednesdays  3 to 5 p.m., all day for Grandparents

For group visits, call 718-273-2060 ext. 137

Adults unaccompanied by children will not be admitted to the Museum.

We are a Blue Star Museum! 

Starting Memorial Day weekend, beginning Saturday, May 27 through Labor Day, September 4, the Staten Island Children’s Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum program offering free admission to active military members and their families.  Fee-based exhibits and fundraising events are not included.  Qualified participants need only show ID though restrictions can apply, please visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums for details.


Directions & Parking

Staten Island Children’s Museum

1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 
Phone: (718) 273-2060 | Fax: (718) 273-2836

On the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center 





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Circle of Friends Journal

We are very grateful to the people who supported our Circle of Friends Business Luncheon by sponsoring it or purchasing ads in our online journal. Please take a moment to check out their tribute messages and pictures of life at the Museum in the past year.

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Special Events

Come one! Come all! The Staten Island Children’s Museum’s annual fundraiser The Carnival and Science Spectacular is set for Saturday, June 3 (rain date Sunday, June 4) from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.



This old fashioned festival will include carnival rides and games, mad scientist shows, bounce house, an obstacle course, spinning tubs, live animals, STEAM demonstrations and activities, robots, a solar car, lasers, and entry to the museum.


Pre Sale Tickets are available until June 1 for just $13 per person.  At the gate, the tickets will be $15 per person.


Buy your tickets now!


Tickets are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  Receipts will be provided for Pre Sale and Early Bird Tickets and upon request. Tickets are non-refundable.


Members and the general public must purchase tickets to enter the Carnival and Museum on this special fundraiser day. 

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