Staten Island Museum

New York City, NY

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Address: 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA Number: 718 727 1135 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Have you ever wanted to go back in time, or perhaps see some amazing wonders of the earth? Well, at Staten Island Museum, you can do just that and so much more!

See, for 127 years, the Staten Island Museum has been giving families a great day out of learning, excitement, and discover. 

Founded in 1881, NYC's only general interest museum - and Staten Island’s hometown Museum - explores the arts, natural science, and local history through exhibitions and welcomes over 73,000 adults and school children to a comprehensive array of programs.

It's only two blocks from the Ferry Terminal, and kids can embark on a voyage through time in a number of exhibits that tell the story of the surrounding area, and how it came to be how it is today!

You can enjoy a glimpse of the unique history and people of Staten Island, and even explore the art that has been created over the years by the many people who have lived here. Kids can learn about species that no longer exist, or see some amazing wonders of Mother Nature such as glow in the dark rocks!

Some of the exhibits change too, which means you can always go back and see something new time and time again!

The State Island Museum is a fun day out in New York, giving families a chance to dig a little deeper into the history of one of the most iconic parts of the USA.

Staten Island Museum is the place for exploring the dynamic connection between natural science, art and history since 1881.

Who knew learning could be so much fun!

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How much does it cost?






$2 (ages 2 -12)



Free admission to all military personnel and families Memorial Day to Labor Day.


Free Under

2 years


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Located within blocks of the Museum you can choose from lovely sandwich shops, pizzaria, Tapas, Italian and much much more.

Healthy Eating The Healthy Grill is located just 2 blocks from the museum.

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School and educator programs use the Staten Island Museum’s collection and exhibitions to create a forum for ideas, debate, and exchange. Programs at the Museum and in the classroom offer students and teachers an interdisciplinary and hands-on learning experience.

Can I get one of those?


There is a gift shop located inside the Museum where you can purchase everything from hats, magnets, and t-shirts to exclusive prints from the Museum's collection.

Need a little extra help?


The Staten Island Museum's public spaces are wheel-chair accessible. Companions or aides of persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

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When can we go?

Wednesday to Sunday 11am - 5pm. Weekends 10am open in summer.

The Museum is closed on Jan 1, Independence Day, Thanksgiving & Dec 25

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