Host your ceremony and reception at the Museum

Make your wedding day one for the books! Host your ceremony and reception at The New Children’s Museum; exchange vows, enjoy cocktails and dance the night away surrounded by the Museum’s art installations and creative environment. Our Events Services team will work with you to customize your special day. Fill out our events inquiry form to get started!



Mike + Ashley's Wedding at the Museum

VideoAmari Productions
PhotosBetty Blue Events


Wedding packages starting at $8,000.

 Available Discounts: 10% off for active military, educators and members. 15% off for nonprofit organizations.

What's Included

  • Up to 200 guests
  • Main Level for reception and Upper Level for cocktail hour 
  • Use from 4:30pm-12am (typical event times are 6-11pm) 
  • Access to our interactive art installations
  • 40 secure parking spaces 
  • Security, janitorial, Museum staff and a Lead for the evening 
  • 5 belly bars 
  • Unlimited site visits to the museum prior to your wedding (by appointment) 
  • Customizable floor plan 
  • Wedding party secure back of house space 
  • Photo session after 4pm the day of your wedding with your wedding party and family 
  • An engagement or pre-wedding photo shoot with your own photographer at the Museum 
  • Assistance with park permit for ceremonies in the Museum Park across the street 
  • Pet Friendly Wedding Day 

Note: Professional wedding coordinator required (not included). View our event resources and recommendations here.



Terri + Eric's Wedding at the Museum

Video byRuffMedia


Contact Event Services at or 619 795 1659.

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!