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Think, play and create all year long!
Becoming a member does more than just give you free admission all year long. Your family will be able to enjoy Members Only Family Time every Sunday morning, as well as receive invitations to special Member events and discounts on Museum camps, birthday parties and events.  See below for our various membership levels and pricing. Educators, seniors and active military receive a 10% discount on membership.

Your membership helps us empower children's creativity through participatory exhibitions, engaging art-making activities, captivating artistic performances and in-depth educational opportunities. We believe the arts play a critical role in children's creative, emotional and intellectual development. With your help, we can sustain a vibrant artistic and cultural community where families can discover and explore a world of imagination.

$95 Family Membership

  • Unlimited admission for two adults and up to six children in the primary household
  • Two guest passes ($24 value)
  • $5 parking
  • 10% off in the Green Bellies Café
  • $50 off  Birthday Parties
  • Discounts on Museum Camps
  • Discounted Tickets to Family Fundraisers
  • Exclusive Discounts at Selected Local Restaurants
  • Members Only Time Every Sunday from 10am-12pm
  • FREE Member Only Events

Tax-deductible portion: $95

Click here to join now.

$135 Friends + Family Membership

  • Unlimited admission for four adults and up to six children in the primary household
  • Four guest passes ($48 value)
  • $5 parking
  • 10% off in the Green Bellies Café
  • $50 off Birthday Parties
  • Discounts on Museum Camps
  • Discounted Tickets to Family Fundraisers
  • Exclusive Discounts at Selected Local Restaurants
  • Members Only Time Every Sunday from 10am-12pm
  • FREE Member Only Events

*Please note this is not a joint household membership. This membership provides benefits for four adults, and all children in the primary member's household.
Tax-deductible portion: $135

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$155 Nationwide Membership

  • Unlimited admission for two adults and up to six children in the primary household
  • Includes ACM Reciprocal Network benefits, which provides 50% off general admission for up to six people at over 185 children’s museums in the United States and Canada.
  • Four guest passes ($48 value)
  • $5 parking
  • 10% off in the Green Bellies Café
  • $50 off Birthday Parties
  • Discounts on Museum Camps
  • Discounted Tickets to Family Fundraisers
  • Exclusive Discounts at Selected Local Restaurants
  • Members Only Time Every Sunday from 10am-12pm
  • FREE Member Only Events

*Please note this is not a joint household membership. This membership provides benefits for four adults, and all children in the primary member's household.
Tax-deductible portion: $155

Click here to join now.

$175 Nationwide Plus

  • Unlimited admission for four adults and up to six children in the primary household
  • Includes ACM Reciprocal Network benefits, which provides 50% off general admission for up to six people at over 185 children’s museums in the United States and Canada.
  • Six guest passes ($72 value)
  • $5 parking
  • 10% off in the Green Bellies Café
  • $50 off Birthday Parties
  • Discounts on Museum Camps
  • Discounted Tickets to Family Fundraisers
  • Exclusive Discounts at Selected Local Restaurants
  • Members Only Time Every Sunday from 10am-12pm
  • FREE Member Only Events

*Please note this is not a joint household membership. This membership provides benefits for four adults, and all children in the primary member's household.
Tax-deductible portion: $175

Click here to join now.

Deluxe: Free Parking with Membership: SOLD OUT

We are sorry, but DELUXE PARKING is sold out at this time.

Click here to download a side-by-side comparison of our Membership options or click here to join now.

The cost of your membership package is tax-deductible (excludes Deluxe parking).

If you are having trouble accessing our online membership form, please contact Membership Services at 619 795 1465. You may also email us at membership@thinkplaycreate.org

 


Check us out at your local public library!

Want to try a membership before you buy one? The New Children’s Museum participates in the San Diego Public Library and San Diego County Library "Check It Out" program, offering a 10-day circulating membership!

This program is supported by the generosity of Qualcomm, who believes in our mission and exposing children to art and creativity. 

For more information, please contact your local library.