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Updated Visitor Information: All visitors ages 5 and older must show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for admission to the museum, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18 and older will also be asked to show photo ID. Visitors 12 and older require proof of two vaccine doses. Face coverings are required for all over the age of 2, even if vaccinated. For more information and additional details, see the visit section of our website.

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The Staten Island Museum is open! We look forward to welcoming you to explore art, natural science, and history.

Health and safety first

The Staten Island Museum holds the public trust in the highest regard—your health and safety are our top priorities.

A review of our visitor guidelines and regulations below can help orient you before arriving and ensure that you get the most out of your experience. By visiting the Museum, you agree to abide by these policies. Please make sure to plan ahead for your visit.

Virtual Visit

If you are unable to visit us in person, please see below for more information on the wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs that you can enjoy from home.

  • Hours

    Please note that the museum will be closed on Friday and Saturday, December 24-25 and Friday and Saturday, December 31-January 1.

    Friday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm
    Last entry, 4:45pm. Re-entry not permitted.

  • Admission

    Updated Visitor Information: Effective December 14, all visitors ages 5 and older must show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for admission to the museum, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18 and older will also be asked to show photo ID. Beginning Dec 27, visitors 12 and older require proof of two vaccine doses. Face coverings are required for all over the age of 2, even if vaccinated.

    The Staten Island Museum provides a wide range of virtual resources, activities and programs for individuals who are unable to make an in person visit for any reason including for COVID-19 vaccine or masking requirements.

    For a touchless experience, purchase daily online tickets below.

    Admission (suggested):
    Adults: $8.00
    Students and Seniors: $5.00
    Children 2 – 12: $2.00
    Museum Members: FREE
    Admission is free for a caregiver accompanying a visitor with a disability.
    Admission is free to active duty and retired veterans with ID, year-round.

    Questions? Click here to email us.

  • Accessibility

    The Staten Island Museum is wheelchair accessible.

  • How to Get Here

How to Visit Safely

person with fever

Please stay home if you are feeling ill or have a fever.

person wearing mask

Proof of vaccination is now required for all visitors over the age of 5. Face coverings are required for all visitors and members over the age of two.

people six feet apart

Maintain physical distance. Keep at least six feet from others.

hand washing

Wash hands and use hand sanitizer regularly during your visit.

coat check is closed

Coat check is temporarily closed. No large bags.

follow directions

Please follow directions from Museum staff.

no food or beverage

Food and beverages are not permitted in the museum. This includes produce and live plants.

purchase tickets online

For a touchless experience, we strongly encourage purchasing your tickets online.

get map online

For a touchless experience, a digital map can be viewed here.

purchase tickets online

For a touchless experience, we strongly encourage purchasing your tickets online.

Important Safety Guidelines to Plan Your Visit

  • Present proof of vaccination along with a valid form of identification. The museum accepts the following:
    • CDC Issued Vaccination Card
    • NYC COVID Safe App
    • NYS Excelsior Pass
    • Official vaccine record
    • World Health Organization (WHO) approved Emergency Use Listing (EUL) vaccines include: Pfizer/BioNtech, AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, Janssen/AD26.COV 2.S,(Johnson & Johnson), Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac
    • Staten Island Museum accepts the following forms of identification: Driver’s License, Non-driver government ID card, IDNYC card, Passport, School or work ID card
  • Children under the age of 5 can visit with a vaccinated adult, and must wear a face covering.
  • A negative COVID-19 test result is not sufficient to enter the museum.
  • Please continue to wear a face covering while visiting the museum. Face coverings are required even if vaccinated.
  • Face coverings must cover the nose, mouth and chin, and fit snugly against the sides of the face.
  • Physical distancing is still recommended. Avoid crowding in galleries and hallways.
  • Please observe space capacity guidelines.
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick.
  • Help prevent the spread of germs by washing your hands often with soap and water. Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the museum.
  • The museum is equipped with MERV13 air filters to improve indoor air quality.
  • Please follow the instructions of the Staten Island Museum staff and security personnel.
  • Digital map can be viewed here.