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Staten Island Museum

Embrace a day of historic scientific discovery and exploration at the Staten Island Museum, come face to face with artifacts dating back to ancient time all the way up to present day.

The New York Pass FREE ENTRY to the Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor Normally $8.00 - Free with New York Pass

Visit one of Staten Island's cultural gems and find exciting exhibits displaying the arts and science at the Staten Island Museum.

Also known as the Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences, the Staten Island Museum holds an impressive collection of historic artifacts, fine artworks, and elements of natural sciences. Many artifacts held inside of the museum can be dated back to contemporary and ancient time periods. In addition to the museum's permanent collection, they also showcase artifacts that teach about the many species of the world and the history of Staten Island.

Please note: The last entry to the museum's gallery is at 3:45 pm


Natural Science
Staten Island Museum also holds a collection that fully depicts the changing biodiversity in New York with the use of specimens such as birds, mammals, fish and reptiles preserved in alcohol.

How to get there

  • Hop on hop off bus stops at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in lower Manhattan. 
  • The closest subways: South Ferry (1) or Whitehall Street (R)
  • A trip over from lower Manhattan on the Staten Island Ferry to St. George, Staten Island (It’s Free!)
  • A 10-minute bus ride from the Ferry terminal to the Staten Island Museum on the S40 bus.

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Visiting Staten Island Museum

Visiting Staten Island Museum

  • Reservation required

    To make a reservation, you must call or email the Visitor Services desk. A valid pass must be presented for entry on site.

    Phone: 718-727-1135
  • Staten Island Museum 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 (Building A)
  • Closest Subway Staten Island Terminal
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops

Opening Times

Saturday and Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
Last entrance is at 3:45pm.

Attractions Nearby

  • Open Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

    Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical GardenPrice without pass $5 Free with The New York Pass®

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