Create ceramic art at our Saturday program, Clay Creations!

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

Create ceramic art at our Saturday program, Clay Creations!

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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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Museum Day at the Mallards

July 31 @ 4:05 pm - 7:00 pm

Spend an afternoon at the Madison Mallards Ballpark and support Madison Children’s Museum!

Tickets include a reserved stadium seat and a Mallards hat for $12. $4 of each ticket will be donated to MCM!

July 31 is Harry Potter Night so it will be a magical time!

Visit our activity table before and during the game.

  • Write a message for the pigeons to carry home to MCM
  • Draw a picture to contribute to our community art project

MCM staff will throw out the first pigeon!

Purchase tickets here!

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.

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


This Free Family Night is made possible in part by our sponsor Habush Habush & Rottier.

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MCM Birthday Celebration

August 14

Celebrate MCM’s 6th birthday on Hamilton Street! Make party hats in the Art Studio all day; and join us for a family concert by Tom Kastle at 2 pm, followed by birthday cake for all in the Community Concourse.

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Adult Swim: Forward Festivities

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

MCM teams up with Forward Fest for a special edition of Adult Swim.  Join us for innovative pub talks, maker activities, and more! Activity details and ticket link coming soon.

Artisan pizza, appetizers, and craft beer available for purchase from The Roman Candle.

Ages 21 & up.

Ticket Details Price
General Admission Includes access to museum exhibits, performances, arts & crafts, and more $12.75 advance; $15 day-of

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20th Annual Kids for Peace Day

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for our 20th Annual Kids for Peace Celebration, with performances and community art projects inside and outside the museum.

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Free Admission: International Day Of Peace

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Join us for a celebration of International Day of Peace and the completion of the 21 Day Kindness Challenge. Today we extend our monthly Free Family Night to provide free admission all day and evening. Our celebration will include free performances and art activities 4-8 p.m.; check back for schedule details!

Doll’s Day Out

September 24

Bring your doll, stuffed animal, action figure or other favorite friend to MCM today! Make hats and other fun fashion accessories for your miniature companion, take a souvenir photo in our photo booth and visit the Log Cabin for afternoon tea.

Photo Booth, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Possible-opolis

Accessory-Making, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Art Studio

Tea Party, noon–2 p.m., Log Cabin

 

Adult Swim: Wonka Wonders

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Explore the science of sweets and celebrate Roald Dahl’s centenary at a wild and wonderful trip through the world of Willy Wonka. Madison Children’s Museum’s celebrates the Wisconsin Science Festival and the Wisconsin Book Festival this week, with science experiments and crafts inspired by Dahl’s wonderland (and chocolate tasting, of course!).

Artisan pizza, appetizers, and craft beer available for purchase from The Roman Candle.

Ages 21 & up.

Ticket Details Price
General Admission Includes access to museum exhibits, performances, arts & crafts, and more $12.75 advance; $15 day-of

 

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