The New Children's Museum 200 West Island Avenue • San Diego • CA 92101


The New Children's Museum

200 West Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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This venue believes LOVE is LOVE and your furry best friend should join you on your walk down the aisle. Call Liz at 619-795-1698 to plan your more intimate event and let her know if you have a pet you'd like to include in your wedding.

Prices: What's this going to cost?


Rental Fee
  • $8,000–9,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Guest count
  • Wedding rental fees include:

    • Use of the rented space from 4:30pm–midnight (events typically run 6–11pm)
    • Main Level for the reception and Upper Level for the cocktail hour, plus access to the interactive art exhibits
    • Assistance with permit for ceremonies held in the park across the street
    • Access for wedding party photos to be taken anywhere in the museum after 4pm on the wedding day, plus engagement photos with your photographer in advance
    • Unlimited visits to the museum by appointment prior to the wedding date
    • Customizable floor plan, 5 belly bars, 40 parking spaces, and a secure back of house space for the wedding party
    • Security, janitorial, and museum staff, and a venue lead
Ceremony Fee
  • Ceremony space is available in the park across the street for a $150–300 permit fee.

Additional Info
  • A professional wedding coordinator is required.

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 200 200
Cocktails, etc. Standing 200 200
Reception Seated 200 200
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 800.

The capacity for weddings is 200 seated guests; for corporate events, up to 800 guests cocktail-style.


Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info

Price

$ • $$

Catering

Preferred list

Alcohol

In-house

Preferred vendor


Amplified Music

Indoors
Outdoors

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily, 4:30pm–midnight (additional time is available for a fee).

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Park
  • Museum
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Unique
  • Non-Profit
  • Art Gallery
  • Loft / Warehouse / Industrial
  • Penthouse / Rooftop

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Park

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