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…




July 2019 

Ahoy – we’re exploring Maritime History throughout July! Join us for exciting nautical-themed science, art and cooking programs. Visit our Monthly Programming page for details.


Register for Summer Camp!


Registration is OPEN for Summer Camps in July & August!

Sibling, Multi-Camp and Member discounts are available.  Limited availability for most camps – call to register today at (718) 273-2060, ext. 137.


These Superheroes, Heroines + Sidekicks enjoyed their adventures last year – this is just one of the popular camps offered.









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