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.



January 2019 

Join us as we learn all about animals during special programs and events this month. Visit our Monthly Programming page for details.


Register for Winter Fun Camp!
NYC Public School Midwinter Recess: Feb. 18 – 22


Spend the week with us playing games, exploring exhibits and cooking tasty treats! Weekly & Daily rates available. Recommended ages 5 – 9. Register today!









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

Members are admitted FREE to the Children’s Museum.

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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Program Profile: Tot’s Time!

For more than 2 years, Theresa and Tony Rodriguez attended the Staten Island Children’s Museum Tot’s Time Program with their grandson Charlie Pantofel. “We absolutely love the Children’s Museum,” said Theresa. “It’s a giant playhouse that feels like home.”


Learn more about Charlie’s story and our Tot’s Time program here!

Circle of Friends Business Luncheon


Each year, we honor people in the community who have demonstrated an immense commitment to the welfare and education of children.  We 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.


Thank you to our generous sponsors who make this event possible! View the 2018 online journal below.

Special Events

Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 21
Free admission for all from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sponsored by the Lois and Richard Nicotra Foundation and Stop & Shop





11:00 am – 4:00 pm
“I Have A Dream”
Listen to the story “Martin’s Big Words” and then create your own sign with messages inspired by Dr. King’s vision.


3:00 pm
Join local young musicians from the Staten Island Steel Pan Orchestra to learn about steel drums and then enjoy a performance and a message of unity inspired by Dr. King.

Special Events