Updates, events and special deals for our members

Check back regularly to get the most out of your membership!  Not a member? Join or renew today!  For questions, check out our Membership FAQs, or contact Membership Services at 619 795 1465 or membership@thinkplaycreate.org.



Members Only Family Time
Get exclusive Museum access before the public every Sunday from 9:30-11am.

Restaurant Discounts
Receive special discounts at family-friendly restaurants near the Museum. Check out our Neighborhood Guide for listings.


Birthday Party and Camp Discounts
Museum members receive $50 off birthday parties and a 12% discount on camps.

Renewal Promotional Rate
Renew your membership online today. Early renewals receive exclusive promotional benefits. Email membership@thinkplaycreate.org for a renewal code!

Members Only and Members Discounted Events

Snacks provided during Members Only events are generously donated by KIND.

Members Only Performance of The Enchanted Tail
May 26 | 9:30-11am

The New Children’s Museum is proud to present The Enchanted Tail, an original 40-minute opera written for kids to experience classical singing in a fun and engaging way. It features two lovable characters (a princess and a fox) in an original story set to music from popular operatic repertoire. The Enchanted Tail team is dedicated to enhancing the lives of young audiences through classical music and art education. You can read the synopsis and learn more about The Enchanted Tail on their website.

Members Only Amazing Avocado Author Signing
Stay tuned for dates…

Join us for a reading of the book, Where is That Amazingly Delicious, Incredible Avocado? Laugh, giggle and celebrate all things delicious! Author signing available after reading.

Check Out our Member Family Spotlights

Each month we feature one of our special, member families on our blog. Interested in being featured? Fill out this questionnaire or contact membership@thinkplaycreate.org.

Members Only Time is Made Possible by the Following Partners:

Share your story

We love to hear the different ways we’re inspiring families like yours to think, play and create. Share your favorite experience and it might be featured in a monthly Member Spotlight on our Museum blog. Send us a story, a picture or even a drawing. We want to see it all! We’re excited to celebrate your support of art and creativity.

  • To share your story, send an email to membership@thinkplaycreate.org, with the subject line: My Membership Story. Or send a letter to Membership, The New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island, San Diego, CA 92101.
  • To be featured in our monthly Member Spotlight on the Museum blog, fill out this questionnaire.
  • Take our Membership Survey to provide us with valuable insight on how to make our Museum Memberships even better!

Wobbleland Relocation

Wobbleland has relocated to our Main Level and will reopen this Friday!