Enjoy imaginative, creative, and cultural hands-on experiences for children ages 1 and up on the park grounds of Snug Harbor. With 12 exhibits, science & story time, cooking & art classes and birthday parties, there’s something for every kid as they learn, explore and play. It’s time for summer fun! Join us as we run, play and picnic outside, dance and sing during Boogie Woogie Wednesday free performances, and cool off with fun water play!



July & August Hours

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

Wednesday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

September through June Hours

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

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


Closed most Mondays


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


Today at the Museum…




August 2019 

Ahhhh summertime! Join us this month to get in some final days of rest and relaxation during special programs and events. Visit our Monthly Programming page for details.


Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!
Friday, October 25, 6:00 – 8:00 pm 








Don’t miss out on our frightfully fun not-so-scary Halloween party featuring pumpkin decorating, Halloween-themed games, our age-appropriate haunted house, spooky craft-making, a bounce house, ghost stories, and much more!


This is an exclusive event for our Members only. Want to join the party?  Become a Member today!


Early Bird Tickets: $13 per person until October 12

General Tickets: $16 per person


A limited number of tickets are available and the event sells out quickly. Get your tickets online today!


Reservations Required – No Tickets Will be Sold at the Door


Questions? Call us at 718-273-2060, ext. 151.







Admission is $8 per person, ages 1 and up.

Members are admitted FREE to the Children’s Museum.

Free Hours July & August: Wednesdays 5:00 to 7:00 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.

Parking Advisory: Please enter Snug Harbor from the Fillmore Street gate off Tysen Street as some interior roads may be closed due to construction. Make an immediate left from Fillmore Street into the lot.

Special Events

Boogie Woogie Wednesday!

Wednesdays in July & August
Starting at 5:00 pm

Explore the Children’s Museum exhibits, make crafts and stop by story time from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Then head outside to our Sea of Boats Amphitheater and enjoy a different musical, cultural or dance performance each week during the summer months. FREE ADMISSION! Check out the full schedule here.






Special Events