The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., for Members, noon to 5 p.m. for the public.

Weekends, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The museum is CLOSED most Mondays.


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)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

Members-Only HALLOWEEN Party

Get ready for our not-too-scary Halloween Party!  Enjoy a family evening of spooky fun–tour our famous Haunted House, create cool holiday crafts, eat candy , play games, have a light dinner and “bloody” sundaes for dessert.  Enjoy a spooky lantern-lit walk through the meadow and hear a special Halloween tale under the stars…wear a costume!

$10 per person-reservations required.  Click here to purchase your tickets, today!




*NEW Members Only Program – Portia’s Players

Welcome to Portia’s Players.  Your 3 -5 year old will love exploring creative movement, dramatic play and playing music. The workshop will foster creativity and self-expression while encouraging growth in self confidence, teamwork and the arts.

Saturdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
10 a.m. to noon


$50 for the five weeks, Members MUST register for the full 5-weeks,  not a drop-off program.

 Register online or phone 718-273-2060 ext. 137


23rd Annual Circle of Friends Business Luncheon

Wednesday, November 12
Hilton Garden Inn, Staten Island
11:30 a.m.
Tickets to the event can be purchased in advance by contacting Gina Rotondo at 718-273-2060 ext. 151.


Now Accepting Nominations for the Kid of Achievement Award 

The Kid of Achievement award is given to a child or teenager who has excelled in a leadership role, has taken the initiative in tackling a cause, has accomplished great work as a volunteer, or has contributed to the betterment of the community in some way.

Nominations should be submitted to the Children’s Museum in writing. Please include the name of the nominee and a resume of his/her accomplishments. Also include your name, address, email address and phone number. Nominees should be under 18 years of age.

Submissions will be accepted through October 24, 2014 and may be mailed to: Kid of Achievement, Staten Island Children’s Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, SI, NY 10301, Attn:  Gina Rotondo, or emailed to grotondo@sichildrensmuseum.org. 

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.

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