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Museum Month

February 1-28

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think play and create with us all year long!

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, resiliency and optimism.

our programs and events engage and inspire


Upcoming Events

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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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  • Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day on this rainy day 💝 Stay dry inside the Museum by making a trip to our makerspace! We have a pop up workshop in our Innovators LAB with @mingeimuseum tomorrow, February 15! Workshop times: 11am, 12pm, 1pm + 2pm
  • New week, new blog post! Keep up with all the Museum happenings by visiting our website ⚡️
  • Our next Accessibility Mornings is Monday, February 18 from 8-9:30am! Accessibility Mornings is a quarterly event that gives specials needs families the opportunity to think, play and create before the Museum opens to the public.

Free for members! Visit our website for more pricing and registration details.
  • Have you seen our BRAND NEW Clay Studio furniture? Visit us tomorrow and see what all the buzz is about 🐝
  • Museum Month starts TODAY! Enjoy half-priced admission throughout February at The New Children’s Museum and many others when you present the Museum Month discount pass 🥳 Visit us with your discount pass for a chance to win a free membership!

Discount passes available at 75 San Diego library locations. Visit the link on our homepage for more info.
  • Have you registered for our spring day camps yet? 🤩 Come hang out with us in March and April! There are limited spots left - register on our website today.

Accessibility Mornings!

Our next Accessibility Mornings is February 18 from 8-9:30am! This event give special needs families the opportunity to explore the Museum before we open to the public. Register here!