Join us for Free Family Night on Wednesday, June 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. We’ll have resources and demonstrations to keep learning fun for the summer!

Museum Hours: Daily 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Join us for Free Family Night on Wednesday, June 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. We’ll have resources and demonstrations to keep learning fun for the summer!

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Museum Hours: Daily 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

MCM Special Events

Something is happening every day at Madison Children’s Museum!

We also have special events throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Free Family Night

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy free admission from 5-8 p.m. on the first open Wednesday of each month through the museum’s Access for Everyone program.

Turning on Learning

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Continue learning through the summer with hands on-fun! Literacy themed activities and resources for families will enrich our Free Family Night program.

Featuring demonstrations from Science is Fun in the Lab of Shakhashiri.


Free Family Night is made possible by donations from our generous sponsors:

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation
Madison Community Foundation
Richard Goldberg & Lisa Munro
American Family Insurance
Lau & Bea Christensen
Dan & Patti Rashke TASC Family Foundation
Culver’s VIP Foundation
CUNA Mutual Foundation
Dean & St. Mary’s
Macy’s
The Hovde Foundation
Madison Arts Commission
Peggy & Tom Pyle
US Bank
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
American Transmission Company
Associated Bank
WEA Trust

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Adult Swim: Mad City Music-Makers

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Our next Adult Swim celebrates the Madison music scene’s past, present, and future:

  • Make guitar pick jewelry and rock & roll shrinky dinks 6-10
  • Open mic talent round-up 6:30-7:30
  • Accordion autopsy 7-7:30
  • Live music and singalong on the Rooftop Ramble with Hoot ‘n Annie 8-9:30
  • Bandmate Newlywed Game starring Madison musical all stars 8:30-9
  • Air guitar contest 9:00

Ages 21 & up.

Handmade pizza and craft beer will be available for purchase from the Roman Candle Pizzeria.

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SummerPalooza: Free Admission

June 11

The summer season kicks into high gear with SummerPalooza! Hosted by Madison Children’s Museum (MCM) and Rotary Club of Madison, the fourth annual SummerPalooza festival features:

  • Free museum admission all day
  • Free performances outside the museum
  • Block party on N. Hamilton Street with games and strolling entertainment

On the Rotary Stage
10 a.m. The Madgadders, family rock
11:15 a.m. Black Star Drum Line, youth drumline
1 p.m. Grupo Candelita, salsa
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wisconsin Historical Museum activities

On Hamilton Street
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Games, strolling entertainment, and activity tables with local community organizations
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Inflatable obstacle course
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wild Rumpus “Try-It” Circus
11-11:30 a.m. Strolling music by Forward! Marching Band
12:30-1 p.m. Strolling music by the Handphibians
1-2 p.m. Henry Vilas Zoo-Mobile

SummerPalooza is a partnership between Rotary Club of Madison and Madison Children’s Museum, with generous supplemental support from BMO Harris Bank and Habush Habush & Rottier.

Media Sponsors: HulaFrog Madison, Isthmus and Mid-West Family Broadcasting

Free Family Night

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy free admission from 5-8 p.m. on the first open Wednesday of each month through the museum’s Access for Everyone program.

Turning on Learning

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Continue learning through the summer with hands on-fun! Math themed activities and resources for families will enrich our Free Family Night program.

Featuring demonstrations from Yorel Lashley and DrumPower!


Free Family Night is made possible by donations from our generous sponsors:

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation
Madison Community Foundation
Richard Goldberg & Lisa Munro
American Family Insurance
Lau & Bea Christensen
Dan & Patti Rashke TASC Family Foundation
Culver’s VIP Foundation
CUNA Mutual Foundation
Dean & St. Mary’s
Macy’s
The Hovde Foundation
Madison Arts Commission
Peggy & Tom Pyle
US Bank
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
American Transmission Company
Associated Bank
WEA Trust

Free Family Night

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy free admission from 5-8 p.m. on the first open Wednesday of each month through the museum’s Access for Everyone program.

Turning on Learning

Turning on Learning 2016_web event

Continue learning through the summer with hands on-fun! Science themed activities and resources for families will enrich our Free Family Night program.


Free Family Night is made possible by donations from our generous sponsors:

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation
Madison Community Foundation
Richard Goldberg & Lisa Munro
American Family Insurance
Lau & Bea Christensen
Dan & Patti Rashke TASC Family Foundation
Culver’s VIP Foundation
CUNA Mutual Foundation
Dean & St. Mary’s
Macy’s
The Hovde Foundation
Madison Arts Commission
Peggy & Tom Pyle
US Bank
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
American Transmission Company
Associated Bank
WEA Trust

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