Registration now open for our new program, Mindful Moments!

Museum Hours: Tues-Sun 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, plus last Monday of each month.

Registration now open for our new program, Mindful Moments!

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Museum Hours: Tues-Sun 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, plus last Monday of each month.

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!
Join us for Winter Wonder Week December 28 – January 3, or register for one of our winter break mini-camps.

Madison Children's Museum Special Events


Kids Rock!

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

It’s our seventh annual Kids Rock! family concert at High Noon Saloon, benefiting MCM education programs. Kids can make cardboard guitars, screen print posters, and even take the stage for live karaoke—or “kiddy-oke”—backed by the Gomers, Madison’s reining goofballs of rock.

1:00 Ken Lonnquist and the Kenland Band

2:15 Black Star Drum Line

3:00 Kiddy-oke with the Gomers

The cost is $6 per member, $8 for non-members, and $4 Access members.


Adult Swim: Sustainability Sideshow

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The third annual Sustainability Sideshow is a joint fundraiser for Sustain Dane and the Madison Children’s Museum. Join us for a unique twist on Adult Swim!  The Sustainability Sideshow highlights the lighter side of sustainability through green-themed carnival games, upcycled fashion and art, carnival-inspired local food, and live music by the Active Percussion Duo, DB Pedersen, Über Alice, and Yid Vicious. Don your best upcycled duds and walk the runway in our Trashion Show at 8:45 pm.

Tickets $20 advance; $25 at the door. Ages 21 & up. Ticket includes light hors d’oeuvres and a signature cocktail.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Save $5 on event tickets purchased by February 22.

Add-on dinner option:

Edible Insect Banquet: seatings at 8, 9 and 10 p.m.

Thanks to our event sponsors!

Midway Level:

The Great Dane


Carousel Level:

Summit Credit Union


Wegner CPAs



Spring Scramble

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Monday, May 18, 2015 area business and community leaders will gather to have fun, play golf, and network all while supporting learning through play at Madison Children’s Museum.

The 7th Annual Spring Scramble is being held at the exclusive Maple Bluff Country Club to raise critical funds for exhibits and educational programs that provide discovery, learning, and creative play for kids.

9:30 a.m. – Registration and foursome photos
10:30 a.m. – Golfer Welcome
11:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start
4:00 p.m. – Cocktails and Reception

To sponsor this event, or register a foursome please download and complete the 2015 sponsorship form. Email, mail or fax by Friday, May 1, 2015 to Pete Schwieger.

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