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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.
All reviews older kids sand box block building great for young kids school field trip hands on activities different areas couple of hours lots of fun clay paintings exhibits sandbox parking interact observing learning
Thanks to my local library for the free tickets.
I like it, and my toddler had a blast but she has the same fun at the park. If you are a local you can take your kids free on Tuesdays to the museums at Balboa...More
We really enjoy coming to the New Children's Museum using a library pass. The pass is good for 10 days and we usually enjoy our time of exploration. This visit we found our way to the basement floor to the sketch aquarium. We used our...More
When I lived in San Diego, I walked by this place dozens of times without even knowing what it was. Now Im returning as a "tourist" with my 5 year old. She enjoyed it. Really loved the outside area that she could play with clay....More
Excellent museum with lots of space for children on the move and strollers.
Different areas to play in. We preffered playing with the clay, climbing in the treehouse, the sketches and the activities on the second floor.
There’s a small, quite expensive restaurant for sandwiches,...More
My kids are finicky. Their legs get tired, they're bored, something is stupid. You know the drill. But this place kept them entertained without us having to direct their attention the whole time. While we were there, their "build your own fort" exhibit was a...More
We visited with a 4 year old and she loved it. Everything seemed to be geared for kids 10 and under. The outdoor art center was a nice touch and we played in the block room a long time. We parked in the garage under...More
I went to the New Children’s museum with my little one when my husband and older son were at a baseball game. My son is 5 and there were only a few areas that he was interested in at the museum. I am not sure...More
We went with a 4yo and 6yo. They had fun, but I thought the space was a missed opportunity. A few exhibits were winners but as a whole it’s not a great museum. There are lots of spaces hat are for kids over 5 only...More