November Camps

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Pajama Jam | Dec 30

Celebrate the new year in your jammies!

Drink Play Create | Dec 8

You're invited to our 21+ Ugly Sweater Party!

shaping the next generation of leaders

At The New Children’s Museum, we believe play and art-making promote the skills that our future leaders need: creativity, confidence, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, collaboration and optimism.

our programs and events engage and inspire


Upcoming Events

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    Museum Closed

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why play + art matter

Art inspires innovation

We believe that all children should have access to the creative process and arts of the highest quality. We believe the arts play a critical role in children’s creative, emotional and intellectual development.

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  • Getting creative before the holiday weekend! We’re open everyday this week apart from Thanksgiving Day! 📷: @robinmariec #newchildrensmuseum
  • Come add to our #Thanksgiving dinner meal this weekend!!
  • Some Thursday inspo to get you through the end of the week ⭐️ 📷: @drinkdrankmilkdrunk #newchildrensmuseum #chalkart
  • Call the babysitter and join us for our popular “big kids-only” 21+ party on December 8, 7-11pm! Tickets start at just $15 and include beer + donut samples, live DJ, access to our Maker Market and more!! #drinkplaycreate #newchildrensmuseum #uglysweaterparty
  • Have you checked out our updated Community Gallery space?? Thanks to Kiwanis of San Diego we were able to update this incredible gallery. Come check it out! 📷: @dstnycreative #newchildrensmuseum
  • Happy Monday from inside our Rain House! Did you know that this installation is one of our oldest in the Museum? 📷: @baba_look_at_this #newchildrensmuseum

Museum is Open today!

We are open 11/21 from 9:30am-4pm! Come think, play and create with us!