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

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.

Featured Event

Arise: Virtual Gala

Thank you for your support! You can still watch the Virtual Gala honoring Bill Higgins, Dolores Morris, and Marguerite Maria Rivas featuring Casey Jost, Hegazy, the Impractical Jokers, and Ingrid Michaelson below. Donations to the Museum's resiliency fund are welcome.

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.

Events and Programs

Join us for Online Events

We have events for everyone. Browse upcoming exhibits, programs, and events.

Image: Susan Grabel, Regarding Women, 1996. At the Center for Women's Health, SIUH

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