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The New Children's Museum

Think, play + create at The New Children's Museum!

The New Children’s Museum is a new model of children’s museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art. With a variety of interactive installations and hands-on activities, there's always something new to discover!

Whammock! is coming to the Museum this June! This interactive, three-dimensional textile environment resembles a giant hammock of colorful crocheted circles, open pockets and dangling pendulums. Whammock! will be located on the Museum’s Upper Level, where children (and adults) will be able to climb, swing, crawl. Visit thinkplaycreate.org/whammock for more information.

 

Neighborhood: Downtown

200 W Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 233-8792
info@thinkplaycreate.org

Hours

Monday: 9:30am to 4pm
Tuesday: 9:30am to 4pm
Wednesday: 9:30am to 4pm
Thursday: 9:30am to 4pm
Friday: 9:30am to 4pm
Saturday: 9:30am to 4pm
Sunday: 11am to 4pm

Members Only Time:
Sunday: 9:30am to 11am

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Summer Camps at The New Children’s Museum

The New Children's Museum
Jun 10 - Aug 16, 2019

The New Children’s Museum offers camps that are project-based and taught by professional artists and educators. Our camps encourage children to work individually and in small groups, and offer...

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ScholarShare 529 Toddler Time: Sights, Sounds + Te

The New Children's Museum
Jun 21, 2019

Our Museum hosts facilitated toddler programming every Friday morning beginning at 10am. Our toddler program values the whole child and supports healthy bodies and minds, with music, movement and...

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Mass Creativity Day at The New Children’s Museum

The New Children's Museum
Jun 22, 2019

Join us for our 7th annual Mass Creativity Day, a FREE all-day outdoor celebration of art, creativity and community! The celebration will be held at the park across from The New Children’s...

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ScholarShare 529 Toddler Time: Finger Painting

The New Children's Museum
Jun 28, 2019

Our Museum hosts facilitated toddler programming every Friday morning beginning at 10am.  Our toddler program values the whole child and supports healthy bodies and minds, with music, movement...

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Superheroes' Night Out

The New Children's Museum
Jul 6, 2019

Calling all superheroes! The New Children’s Museum’s popular Superheroes’ Night Out, presented by the San Diego Honda Dealers, is back! Dress up in your masks and capes and...

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Accessibility Mornings

The New Children's Museum
Aug 24, 2019

Join us for Accessibility Mornings, hosted quarterly throughout the year. With a variety of high-sensory activities and designated sensory-break zones, our Accessibility Mornings give special needs...

Highlights:

  • A must-see stop on any visit to San Diego
  • The Museum is a 50,000 sq. ft. and sustainable 3-story facility
  • Home to galleries, open studios and a park
  • Outdoor activities in adjacent park
  • Studio spaces allow kids to roll up their sleeves and create their own artwork

Don't Miss:

  • New hands-on projects every month
  • Toddler Time held every Friday
  • Fall, winter, spring and summer camps
  • Seasonal happenings! Check our website to see what's going on this season.
  • School visits

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly

Highlights:

  • A must-see stop on any visit to San Diego
  • The Museum is a 50,000 sq. ft. and sustainable 3-story facility
  • Home to galleries, open studios and a park
  • Outdoor activities in adjacent park
  • Studio spaces allow kids to roll up their sleeves and create their own artwork

Don't Miss:

  • New hands-on projects every month
  • Toddler Time held every Friday
  • Fall, winter, spring and summer camps
  • Seasonal happenings! Check our website to see what's going on this season.
  • School visits

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior

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