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The New Children’s Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

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About The New Children’s Museum

The New Children's Museum is an arts-based children's museum in downtown San Diego. The Museum inspires new ways to see the world through the language of art. Including a cafe, abundant seating, quiet space for parents and infants and an outdoor park. This Museum empowers children to think, play and create through participatory exhibitions, engaging art-making activities, captivating artistic performances, and in-depth educational opportunities.


Attractions Near The New Children’s Museum

Balboa Theatre
Balboa Theatre0.55km from The New Children’s Museum

This is a historic movie theatre in downtown San Diego, US, built in 1924. It now hosts the Mainly Mozart Festival, special events, and touring companies of Broadway productions. The city of San Diego holds the annual "State of the City" address at the theatre. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Seaport Village
Seaport Village0.57km from The New Children’s Museum

Seaport Village is a waterfront shopping and dining complex adjacent to San Diego Bay in downtown San Diego. It houses more than 70 shops, galleries, and eateries on 90,000 square feet of waterfront property. The Village contains several freestanding buildings in an assortment of architectural styles, from Victorian to traditional Mexican.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtown
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtown0.83km from The New Children’s Museum

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego offers access to the very best art of our time at two iconic locations. While the La Jolla location is currently closed for a major renovation and expansion project, the downtown location serves as MCASD's primary hub of activity. The Museum of Contemporary Art has a nearly 5,500-object collection of post-World War II art that includes key pieces by color field painter Ellsworth Kelly.

Petco Park
Petco Park0.88km from The New Children’s Museum

Petco Park is a baseball stadium in Downtown San Diego, California. It is the home ballpark of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres. The park has also been used as a venue for concerts, soccer, golf, and rugby sevens.

USS Midway Museum
USS Midway Museum0.99km from The New Children’s Museum

A historical naval aircraft carrier museum. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway. The ship houses an extensive collection of aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California.

Star of India
Star of India1.33km from The New Children’s Museum

Star of India is an iron-hulled sailing ship, built in 1863 in Ramsey. After a career sailing from Great Britain to India and New Zealand, she was renamed, re-rigged as a barque, and became a salmon hauler on the Alaska to California route. Retired in 1926, she was restored as a seaworthy museum ship in 1962–3 and home-ported at the Maritime Museum of San Diego in San Diego, California. She is the oldest ship still sailing regularly and also the oldest iron-hulled merchant ship still afloat.

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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.

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