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October 13, 2018
Staten Island Children's Museum
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Free with admission; $8; free for children younger than 1
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Address: 1000 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY 10301
The mission of the Staten Island Children’s Museum is to nurture the creativity and curiosity natural to all children, to recognize and celebrate different learning styles, and to demonstrate vividly that learning can be exciting and fun. The Museum is committed to achieving these goals through programming that emphasizes direct and authentic hands-on experiences conducted in a welcoming and pleasing environment. The Museum encourages participation by visitors of all abilities and endeavors to reach beyond its walls to serve as an educational resource for the members of our diverse community, especially families and schools. Founded in 1974 and located in a historical setting on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens, the Staten Island Children’s Museum offers 40,000 square feet of interactive exhibits as well as a 4-acre East Meadow, and a picnic and performance pavilion.
The Staten Island Children’s Museum is housed in a building owned by the City of New York and its operation is made possible, in part, with public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Office of the Mayor and the New York City Council. Significant support is also provided by the New York State Council on the Arts, trustees of the Museum, corporations, foundations and Museum members.
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