Tuesday through Friday

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Members admitted at 10:00 am

Weekends 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 


Closed most Mondays

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


September 2017 

Visit our Monthly Programming page for details about our programming this month.


FREE Family Preparedness Day

Saturday, September 30

12:00 to 5:00 pm

National Preparedness Month 2017 Logo [JPG]

The museum will be the host of the FREE Family Preparedness Day sponsored by NYC Emergency Management in honor of National Preparedness Month.


Meet emergency responders; check out their vehicles and equipment. Get your blood pressure screened. Meet “Ready Girl” and receive a free collector’s edition comic book and other giveaways, while supplies last.


Please note the Museum does not open until noon on this festival day.






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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Special Events

Our Members Only Not-So-Scary Halloween evening is scheduled for Friday, October 27 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Tickets are $15 each. $12 Early Bird Discount Tickets are available until Friday, October 13.  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.  Only 300 tickets are available. Reservations are required. Tickets are non-refundable. Register here.


Circle of Friends Business Luncheon

On Wednesday, November 15th at 11:30 am, we are hosting this annual benefit luncheon where we honor people in our community who have demonstrated immense commitment to the welfare and education of children.  We will also present the Kid of Achievement Award to a student that is involved in volunteerism, who has overcome obstacles and challenges in order to help others, and who displays leadership qualities.  Tickets and online journal ads are on sale now.   For more info, to register, or purchase an ad, please click here.

Special Events