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.


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

Parent Engagement Series

Hot topics for parents will include: milestones in early childhood language development, addressing different learning styles and what to expect/how to support your child’s education from the Common Core standards in math.

Bring the kids!  While you engage in an interactive workshop presentation with ample time for Q & A, your child/ren will be cared for by our talented museum educators.  Light refreshments will be served for adults and pizza for the children.


Session 1      Ages & Stages in Language Development  
For parents of early learners (0-5 yrs)
Presenter: CUNY Graduate Center Child Language Lab
Tues, Oct. 7, 6:30 to 8 p.m.


Session 2      Children’s Learning Styles
For parents of early elementary students
Presenter: Wagner College Education Dept.,Dr. Jennifer Lauria
Tues, Oct. 21, 6:30 to 8 p.m.



Session 3        Supporting Common Core-Math
For parents of older elementary students
Presenter: St. John’s University School of Education, Dr. Mistretta
Tuesday, November 4, 6:30 to 8 p.m.


To pre-register, please call reservations 718-273-2060 ext. 137






Annual Fall Fix-Up

The Museum will be CLOSED September 2 and will reopen on Saturday, September 20.


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.