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The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.,

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

Special Member-Only hours, Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sometimes the Museum gets crowded with school groups from 10 to noon–feel free to call ahead to check!)


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


Time to register for summer camp!



Aug 24 – Aug 28                Critter Camp

Aug 31 – Sept 4                  Summertime Fun Camp

Visit here for more information and to register today. SICM Members book by May 15 and receive a FREE Camp Tee Shirt & String Bag!  Don’t forget to ask about our lunch option.

Every Wednesday in August is a Boogie Woogie Wednesday!
Free admission begins at 5;
Snacks at 6;
Start dancing at 7!
Here’s the line-up:

Aug. 5 –  Irish Step with Dawn Daniels
Aug. 12 –Israeli Folkdancing with Tina Rinkowitz
Aug. 19 -Russian Traditional with Mikhail Smirnov
Aug. 26 -Jazz Dancing with Walter Rutledge




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