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 a special package that fits your budget and number of guests.

To obtain more information on pricing options and availability, complete the inquiry form. Questions? Contact Event Services at events@thinkplaycreate.org or 619 795 1698.

Video

Mike + Ashley's Wedding at the Museum

VideoAmari Productions
PhotosBetty Blue Events

Available Spaces

Entire Museum
1,000 reception | 500 seated*

  • Experience three floors of interactive event space – complete with open studios, garden views, expansive gallery spaces and outdoor terraces.

*Seating capacity varies based on room configuration and current exhibition.

Main Level
550 reception | 300 seated*

  • The Main Level encompasses the Museum’s largest open spaces with ceilings spanning 50 feet high.
  • This space is ideal for elegant receptions with plenty of room for seated dining and festive dancing.
  • The Main Level can be utilized in its entirety or broken into sections for a more intimate setting to fit within your budget.

*Seating capacity varies based on room configuration and current exhibition.

upper Level
150 reception | 100 seated*

  • The Upper Level overlooks downtown San Diego, as well as our lower levels and vibrant artworks.
  • The airy ambiance of this space is perfect for a celebratory reception or intimate dinner.
  • Ideal for small events or limited budgets.

*Seating capacity varies based on room configuration and current exhibition.

Lower Level
300 reception | 100 seated*

  • The Lower Level offers a beautiful garden backdrop for a picture-perfect and intimate wedding reception.
  • Sketch Aquarium offers the perfect setting for a dance party.

*Seating capacity varies based on room configuration and current exhibition.

admin patio
50 reception | 50 seated

  • The Admin Patio provides an elegant, open-air option for intimate daytime or evening weddings and receptions.

park rental

  • Our park across the street from the Museum is a great addition to your event; from wedding ceremonies to social gatherings.

Reservations and other details

To obtain more information on pricing options and availability, complete the inquiry form. Questions? Contact Event Services at events@thinkplaycreate.org or 619 795 1698.

Video

Terri + Eric's Wedding at the Museum

Video byRuffMedia
PhotosGantes.Co

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