Family Fun in Staten Island
Enjoy Staten Island Children’s Museum
This space offers a great interactive experience for the explorer in your life. With hands-on fun to help your child discover what’s on offer here. Check out the website to see current events.
Be hands-on at Staten Island Zoo
This zoo is well worth a visit, you can take a pony ride, feed the goats, enjoy listening to the keeper talks, or just stroll round and take it all in. If you want to carry on the animal fun when you get home, they have some great downloadable color-in pictures of their animals to print off.
Enjoy a cultural day with your kids at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanic Garden
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is Staten Island’s premier destination for culture and entertainment. Set within a stunning 83-acre park-like setting, Snug Harbor presents a unique blend of gardens, museums, theaters, educational opportunities, and seasonal festivals.
Snug Harbor’s historic grounds and Greek Revival buildings house arts organizations with the area’s most vibrant and intriguing activities, providing numerous ways for visitors of all ages and backgrounds to explore.
See their website for current events.
Outdoor Park fun at Bloomingdale Park
This park is great for some family fun. Most of the 138-acre park was left natural and passive for wildlife with wonderful walking trails and scenic waterways.
Enjoy this outdoor playground of sporting facilities including a baseball field, softball field, soccer field, basketball courts and a playground.
Lots of outdoor fun at Chelsea Playground
If the weather is not on your side or if you just want some indoor fun, then this is your place. There is so much for your kids to do here, including a rock climbing wall, tubes, tunnels and slides. You can host your child’s birthday party here too!
Lean about this talented photographer at Alice Austen House
This museum is so interesting. It is a national historic landmark, devoted to the life and work of one of America’s earliest and most prolific female photographers, Alice Austen.
The museum itself is enough to keep your little ones stimulated but they also organize school programs. Here there is a great opportunity to introduce your kids to enjoy and appreciate Alice Austen’s talent.
Go bowling at the Showplace Entertainment Center
This place has it all for indoor bowling fun. Their family fun center has 32 AMF lanes with state of the art touch screens and they also have glow in the dark bowling with glow in the dark house balls, which is great fun!