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 while overlooking the striking downtown skyline. 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.

Main Level
500 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, lively concerts, seated dinners 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.

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 cocktail party, celebratory reception, or intimate dinner.
  • Ideal for small events or limited budgets.

Lower Level
200 reception | 100 seated*

  • The Garden Level offers a beautiful backdrop for an intimate reception, cocktail party, seminar or workshop.
  • Studio Q offers the perfect setting for a private meeting, presentation or dance party.

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

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

spend your summer break with us!

Our summer camps will begin June 10! Campers spend the day participating in hands-on art-making activities, playing creative games and exploring the Museum’s interactive galleries. Registration is now open!