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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Small weddings for up to 40 on the patio for just $1,500!

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
  • $5,000–8,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
    • Event duration
  • Wedding rental fees include:

    • Exclusive access to the rented space from 5pm–midnight
    • Access to the interactive and engaging art installations
    • Use of available museum furniture (subject to change)
    • Access for wedding party photos to be taken anywhere in the museum
    • Unlimited visits to the museum by appointment prior to the wedding date
Ceremony Fee
  • A ceremony space is included with the reception rental or available in the park across the street for a $175 permit fee.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 300 300
Cocktails, etc. Standing 1000 1000
Reception Seated 500 300
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 500.

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


$ • $$


Preferred list



Preferred vendor

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily, 5pm–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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