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

5 North Reduced Lanes Due to Construction this Weekend

Northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane through downtown San Diego from Friday 9/29 to Monday 10/2. Motorists are encouraged to use the Northbound 15. We are also accessible via the Trolley Green Line at the Convention Center stop.

Please plan accordingly!