The New Children’s Museum – San Diego, California

The New Children’s MuseumSan Diego, California

The New Children’s Museum is a new model of children’s museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity, and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art.

In 2008, the Museum reopened as The New Children’s Museum – with the word “new” signifying their focus on commissioning contemporary artists to create full scale art installations for children to engage with and explore.

The Museum is housed in a dynamic space designed by visionary and award-winning architect Rob Wellington Quigley and is one of the first green museums in California. In 2018, the Museum is celebrating 35 years in San Diego and 10 years as The New Children’s Museum.

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200 W. Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101



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