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


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

Virtual Programs this Fall

From Suffrage to Science, 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

Kid Flicks is Back!

Three programs of inspiring short films! Presented in partnership with New York International Children’s Film Festival. A fresh season brings a latest round of NYICFF Kid Flicks, amazing short film programs from around the world, sure to inspire delight, curiosity, and conversation for viewers big and small. Now through December 31, 2020.

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.

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

We need your support more than ever.

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