Special Events


The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. and weekends, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer and school holiday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We are closed most Mondays, except some public school holidays.


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
All programs are free unless otherwise noted



Directions & Parking

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)MapDriving:
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

Teddy Bear Clinic & Safety Day at the Museum!

Bring your bears in need of care, learn helmet, bike & sports safety, games, facepainting & giveaways!  Crawl through the FDNY Smokehouse!  

Wednesday April 16, noon to 4 pm


Save The Date!  Bouncy’s Back!

Our 2nd Annual Carnival & Science Spectacular will be held on June 7, with a rain date of June 8, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Special members only hours noon to 1 p.m.  Tickets on sale May 1, save that date!

Camp Registration has begun!

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. Book by April 30 for a 5% discount!

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.