Special Events


Summer hours have begun! The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

During the school year we are open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is CLOSED most Mondays.

Wednesdays in July & August, we are open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with free admission beginning at 5 for Boogie Woogie Wednesday.


The mission of the Staten Island Children’s Museum is to nurture the creativity and curiosity natural to all children, to recognize and celebrate different learning styles, and to demonstrate vividly that learning can be exciting and fun.

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


Admission is $6 per person, ages 1 and up.
Members are admitted FREE.
Grandparents are FREE on Wednesdays.
For group visits, call 718-273-2060 ext. 137


Designated parking locations are found in the East Parking Lot, opposite the Children’s Museum and just inside the Fillmore Street entrance.
Public transportation:
To get to the Children’s Museum, take the Staten Island Ferry, then hop on the S40 bus at the St. George Ferry Terminal to the Snug Harbor Road stop. (5-10 minutes)Map
From Staten Island Expressway (Rte. 278) take Exit 13A (Clove Road ). Proceed to Clove Road intersection and turn North on Clove Road (right if coming from Brooklyn, left if coming from New Jersey). Take Clove Road six traffic lights to Bard Avenue. Turn Right on Bard Avenue and follow to the end (Richmond Terrace). Turn right on Richmond Terrace and go three blocks to Tysen Street. Turn Right on Tysen and go one block to Fillmore Street . Turn right and enter Snug Harbor gates. Parking for the Children’s Museum is immediately to the left of the entrance.Map



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Special Events

Make Every Wednesday a Boogie Woogie Wednesday!

Boogie the night away every Wednesday evening in July & August.  FREE admission at 5, SNACK at 6, DANCING from 7 to 8 p.m!


July-International Dancing
July 2-Chinese Ribbon, July 9-Modern Interpretive Dance, July 16-Irish Step, July 23-Mexican Traditional and July 30, African Dance


August-American Dancing
August 6-Broadway Style, August 13-American Square Dance, August 20-Ballet,  August 27-All That Jazz!


Boogie Woogie Wednesday is sponsored by Mid-Island Council Member Steven Matteo with additional support from Staten Island Academy.


A very special thanks to  Time Warner Cable, the signature sponsor of our 2014 Carnival & Science Spectacular.  Thank you for once again helping us Connect a Million Minds  and demonstrating how STEM is all around us, and part of all our lives!



ATTENTION CAMPERS: Some spots still open–Register Today!

June 30 – July 3        Animal Camp
July 7 – July 11         Arty Camp
July 14 – July 18       Cooking
July 21 – July 25       Dancing
July 28 – Aug 1        Arty Camp
Aug 4 – Aug 8          Cooking
Aug 11 – Aug 15      Discovery Camp
Aug 18 – Aug 22      Jewelry
Aug 25 – Aug 29      Summer Fun

Visit here for more information and to register today.

Not a Member? Why not join today? For as low as $85, your family can enjoy unlimited visits, special Member Only classes and events for an entire year, and so much more! To join, visit our Membership Page, today.