The Staten Island Museum’s building is temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All programs have been moved online. The safety and wellbeing of our community, visitors, staff, and volunteers are of highest priority.

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Women of the Nation Arise!

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

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

Museum at Home

While our building is closed, we hope you enjoy exploring our online offerings from home. Visit an exhibition, browse our educational resources, or participate in our virtual programming. Hear from our President and CEO, Janice Monger.

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
Featured Event

Arise: Virtual Gala

Save the date to join us virtually as we recognize our esteemed honorees Bill Higgins, Dolores Morris, and Marguerite Maria Rivas at our virtual gala with a special performance by Emmy-nominated Ingrid Michaelson.


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