Hours

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden’s main campus is open seven days a week, from dawn until dusk.

***The global health pandemic has affected the open hours of some of our paid attractions until further notice. Please check https://snug-harbor.org/covid19/ for news and updates regarding our policies on closures and re-openings.***

Three of our attractions – the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden, and the Connie Gretz Secret Garden – have special hours. Learn about admission rates here.

Our campus partner organizations are managed separately and have their own individual operating hours.  Learn about times to visit the Staten Island Museum, the Staten Island Children’s Museum, and the Noble Maritime Collection here.


Hours for the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden:

The New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden will reopen to the public on October 3, 2020.

2020 – 2021 HOURS

October 3, 2020 – April 12, 2021
Saturday – Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM  | Closed December 24 & 25

Enter via Cottage E on Cottage Row.  Ticketing cutoff is 30 minutes before closing time. Learn about the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden and its admission rates here. Snug Harbor Members receive free admission for a year.

CLOSURES FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER, PRIVATE EVENTS, AND CAMPUS HOLIDAYS:

No closures at this time


Hours for the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art:

The Newhouse Center is closed until early 2021 due to the global health pandemic.

SPRING – AUTUMN: March 2 – December 29
Thursday – Friday, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Ticketing cutoff is 30 minutes before closing time. Learn about the Newhouse Center’s admission rates and exhibitions on display here.


Hours for the Connie Gretz Secret Garden:

The Connie Gretz Secret Garden is closed until 2021 due to the global health pandemic.

From June 16 – August 25, 2019, the Connie Gretz Secret Garden will be open on Sundays from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Admission is $3 per child ages 3-12, with children of Snug Harbor Members admitted at $2. Adults will be admitted free of charge but must be accompanied by a child.

Learn more about the Connie Gretz Secret Garden and its admission rates here.