September through June Hours

Tuesday through Friday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

July & August Hours

Tuesday, Thursday through Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm


Closed most Mondays


The Sea of Boats & Block Harbor exhibits close at 4:30 pm.



October 2018 

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Visit our Monthly Programming page for details about October programming.


Just Published: Go on a Family Adventure Walk


go on a family adventure walk


Our new guide will help you connect topics and ideas from your visit to the Staten Island Children’s Museum with the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden’s grounds, architecture and animals. You can download a pdf of the guide to your phone or check out a hard copy at the front desk when you visit. The guide was made possible by a grant from the Richmond County Savings Bank Foundation.








Admission is $8 per person, ages 1 and up.
Members are admitted FREE.

Free Hours: Wednesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for the general public and all day for grandparents.

For group visits, call 718-273-2060 ext. 137

Adults unaccompanied by children will not be admitted to the Museum.


Directions & Parking

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 





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Circle of Friends Business Luncheon


Join us as we honor people in the community who have demonstrated an immense commitment to the welfare and education of children.  We will also present the Kid of Achievement Award to a student involved in volunteerism, who has overcome obstacles and challenges in order to help others, and who displays leadership qualities.


We are accepting nominations for Kid of Achievement until Friday. October 12.  Please download the nomination form.

Tickets and online journal ads are on sale now.  For more info, to register, or purchase an ad, click here

Special Events

Members Only Not-So-Scary Halloween Party


Friday, October 26

6:00 – 8:00 pm

$16 per person

$13 Early Bird Discount tickets available until Fri, Oct 12.


The evening will include take home crafts, trick or treating, decorating pumpkins, Halloween-themed games, a bounce house, our famous not-so-scary haunted house, and a lantern lit stroll across the meadow to hear ghostly tales.


Members, buy your tickets now – discounted until October 12.


If you are not a member but would like to become one, click here!

Special Events