Staten Island Children's Museum
Closed Mon. $5/free (under 1) Housed in Staten Island's Snug Harbor Cultural Center, this museum is dedicated to entertaining and educating children. Exhibits include Great Explorations, with a rainforest kids can explore; Ladder 11, where children can climb aboard a fire-truck; Portia's Playhouse, where kids can use costumes and props to perform (weather permitting, there is an outdoor nautical playspace). Each afternoon, children are invited to watch the feedings of the museum's animals including guinea pigs, toads and bugs.