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National Medal Winner!

On June 12, 2019, The New Children’s Museum received the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS). We were one of only five museums selected, and the only children’s museum. Watch our video with artist Rizzhel Javier. Or see the IMLS site to learn more about the award.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Nov

    Museum Closed

    All Day
  2. Nov

    Museum Closed

    All Day
  3. Nov

    Fall Camps

  4. Nov

    Open Tuesday

    All Day
  5. Nov

    Fall Camps


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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  • It’s not too early to start thinking about holiday gifts 🎁 Give the gift of membership this season and use promo code SUGARPLUM19 to get a free two month extension on your membership!
  • With your help, we are providing FREE admission to retired servicemembers and their families until Nov. 15! Did you know just a $10 donation provides admission for one person? Visit our website to make a donation today 🇺🇸
  • Didn’t get a chance to sign up before some of our fall camps sold out? 🤭 Lucky for you we have a few spots that just opened up! Register on our website today!
  • We have a big surprise to announce 🤭 Our special performance at Studio 200: Into the Future on Nov. 9 is... Blue Man Group! Tickets for our annual gala are available on our website — you definitely won’t want to miss this! Can’t make it to our gala? You can still bid on over 100 silent auction items from now until 10:30pm on Nov. 9 to help raise money for our access programs! Visit our website to learn more.
  • Happy Halloween! Spend your spooky day with us and come dressed in your favorite costume 🎃 We’ll have Halloween inspired art activities and an end of day costume parade! Also, don’t forget about our Saturday events! We have another Yoga Mornings at 8:30am (adults only) followed by another Family Day at our Studio by the Bay in Seaport Village at 10am!
  • Our fall + winter camps are quickly approaching! Have you registered yet? Sign up for fall camps ranging from Nov. 11 to 27 and winter camps ranging from Dec. 23 to Jan. 3! Visit our website to claim your spot today.

Flash Sale!

Stop by our Pop Up Shop this weekend to shop our sale section! This weekend, select items are 40-60% off – and don’t forget, members receive an additional 10% off!