Hours

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

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:

SPRING: March 12 – March 31, 2019
Friday – Sunday, 12 PM – 5 PM

SUMMER: April 2 – November 3, 2019
Tuesday – Friday, 12 PM – 5 PM
Saturday – Sunday, 10 AM – 5 PM

AUTUMN: November 5 – November 24, 2019
Tuesday – Friday, 12 PM – 4 PM
Saturday – Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM

WINTER: November 25, 2019 – February 29, 2020
Friday – Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM  | Closed December 24 & 25

Ticketing cutoff is 30 minutes before closing time. Learn about the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden and its admission rates here.

The NYCSG will have special hours on the following dates: 


Hours for the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art:

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.

The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.


Hours for the Connie Gretz Secret Garden:

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.