The New Children’s Museum is strongly committed to being a community resource and continues to expand its reach throughout San Diego. The Museum has multiple programs designed to reach deeply into local communities to stimulate, cultivate and nurture creativity for children and families. In addition to the Museum’s community programs, learn more about the Museum’s access programs here.


The New Children's Museum Wins IMLS National Medal

The New Children’s Museum is a winner of the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for making a positive impact on their communities! Watch our video with 2018 artist-in-residence, Rizzhel Javier, and learn how we connect with local artists in the community.

Our Community Programs

Lower Level Renovations

We’re undergoing some renovations to our Lower Level. Please excuse any construction you may see or hear during your visit-current exhibit spaces will not be impacted.

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