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Staten Island Children's Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Unexpected Highlight

We followed the advice in our family guide book to ensure we didn’t miss sightseeing while taking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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a must for the kiddies

It's a 2-3hour place. Not at all like the Bronx zoo or Columbus zoo. This is a small kiddie... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
frank g
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The Staten Island Children’s Museum features 10 indoor and 2 outdoor exhibits, a dedicated art workshop and a performance space. Visitors can explore different climates, examine bugs and other arthropods, learn about construction and urban planning...more
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1000 Richmond Ter, Building M, Staten Island, NY 10301-1114
+1 718-273-2060
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We followed the advice in our family guide book to ensure we didn’t miss sightseeing while taking advantage of the Staten Island ferry views. We visited the museum with our 8 and 3 years olds. Both loved it. I think the museum must have been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a 2-3hour place. Not at all like the Bronx zoo or Columbus zoo. This is a small kiddie zoo,perfect for the kids.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank frank g
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Many of the displays are broken down or falling apart. The areas where the children can do free play are in desperate need of updating and repair of existing exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

I took my 4 year old and 1 year old here. The place is very clean and well maintained. The staff was great and it’s good for a half day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank W7147SZjoef
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

How did I not know about this A plus level children's museum hiding in plain sight in Snug Harbor? My 5 year old daughter had a wonderful time exploring the many different levels of the museum, from life size chess pieces to a theater complete...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NYTravelerBD
Reviewed 16 September 2018

If the City of New York cared about Staten Island, this museum would be listed as an attraction. Lots of hands on things for kids to do without being overwhelmed.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My four year old grandson thought it was the best place in the world! He was hooked the moment we entered and he was able to dress up like a fireman and drive the fire truck! He pushed the siren, rang the bell, and slid...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rena S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great interactive museum for children. It is three floor of all kinds of hands on. They even have a fire engine for the children to play on.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

we came here on a Monday that was free day during school off week, for a small place they had so much to see and do, the kids loved it, so many nice things to do and play with. The museum is nestled in Snug...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shmuel B
Reviewed 20 December 2017

the SI Children's Museum is a wonderful place to bring children. the exhibits and activities stimulate curious young minds.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Peter F
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Barbara V
22 June 2015|
Response from SIChildrensMuseum |
A FamilyShip (1-year family membership) costs $85. It includes two adults and all the children in the household. We also have reciprocity with other children's museum's and science centers across the country. There is a... More