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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!

REOPENING INFORMATION: The New Children's Museum is now open! The Museum is reopening in phases, starting with access to art installations on its Main Level and new outdoor experience in the Museum Park. Learn more about the Museum’s reopening days, hours, pricing, ticket reservations and safety policies at thinkplaycreate.org/visit. 

 

Neighborhood: Downtown

200 W Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 233-8792
info@thinkplaycreate.org

Hours

Now Open!
Thursday-Monday: 9am-12pm; 1-4pm
Tuesday-Wednesday: CLOSED
Please visit thinkplaycreate.org for more info.

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Kids Free in October at The New Children's Museum

The New Children's Museum
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

The New Children's Museum is participating in the county-wide KIDS FREE effort in October by offering one free child admission with the purchase of one full-priced adult ticket. Redeem...

Installations:

  • Whammock! | hand-braided nylon rope crocheted into a 3D climbable sculpture
  • Missing Link | bounce through a 30-foot inflatable rainbow-striped tunnel
  • The Wonder Sound | a labyrinth of rooms, nooks, ropes and continuous exploration
  • The Rain House | read a book, build a fort and listen to raindrops in this home
  • Wobbleland | develop important skills as they interact with each food sculpture

Studios + Happenings:

  • Innovators LAB | new projects offered in our makers space every month
  • tikitiko | sensory place designed for the littlest Museum visitors
  • Clay Studio | create art with your hands
  • Paint Studio | paint our Flower Truck the color of the day
  • Toddler Time every Friday at 10am

More Information

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

Installations:

  • Whammock! | hand-braided nylon rope crocheted into a 3D climbable sculpture
  • Missing Link | bounce through a 30-foot inflatable rainbow-striped tunnel
  • The Wonder Sound | a labyrinth of rooms, nooks, ropes and continuous exploration
  • The Rain House | read a book, build a fort and listen to raindrops in this home
  • Wobbleland | develop important skills as they interact with each food sculpture

Studios + Happenings:

  • Innovators LAB | new projects offered in our makers space every month
  • tikitiko | sensory place designed for the littlest Museum visitors
  • Clay Studio | create art with your hands
  • Paint Studio | paint our Flower Truck the color of the day
  • Toddler Time every Friday at 10am

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Total Number of Seats: 1,000

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