The Staten Island Museum is pleased to welcome you back to the galleries on weekends with safety protocols in place due to COVID-19. Please purchase advance dated tickets and plan ahead for your visit. All programs remain virtual at this time. The safety and wellbeing of our community, visitors, staff, and volunteers are of the highest priority.

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Women of the Nation Arise!

Staten Islanders in the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote


We need your support more than ever.

Please consider a year-end gift to the Museum so we can continue to bring you free cultural programs in new and exciting ways.


The Museum is Open!

The Staten Island Museum’s is now open on weekends and we look forward to welcoming you back! We hope to provide a space of comfort while connecting with human expression and exploring art, natural science, and history. Please review our updated visitor safety guidelines and how to purchase advanced tickets.

Events and Programs

New Virtual Programming

From Suffrage to Science and an at home celebration of the Lunar New Year, we have events for everyone. Browse the Museum's upcoming programs and events for the whole family.

Suffrage Parade, Photograph, October 23, 1915 Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division
Featured Event Series

Lunch and Learn

A new bite-sized lecture and presentation series that focuses on objects in the Museum’s collection. This new lunch time series will explore artist Raphael Soyer, suffragist Drusilla Poole, and bryologist Elizabeth Britton.

Girl with Flowers (detail), Raphael Soyer (Russian, b. 1899 – American, 1987) Oil on canvas, 1904
About Us

Curiosity Lives Here

It is the mission of the Staten Island Museum to spark curiosity and generate meaningful shared experiences through natural science, art, and history to deepen understanding of our environment, ourselves, and each other.


A Museum that's Unique to Staten Island

Our permanent collections contain natural science specimens, archival records, and works of art and design, which represent Staten Island’s natural and cultural history across time.


Shop Now

Thanks to the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce you can shop at the Staten Island Museum online. Gifts are available for shipping or pick up on weekend’s during the Museum’s operating hours.

We are committed to creating change in our institution and our community.