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August 27–31, 2018

Join us for one last blast of summer fun at the museum before the new school year begins!

We’re concluding a great summer at Madison Children’s Museum with a whole week of our most exciting drop-in programs as well as a special party just for museum members and our last summer theme day: Water Day! 

  • Monday: Lego Room, Bead-Making, Meltosaurus, & Taste the World: Egypt. Special Event: Sensory Friendly Museum Time (more info below)
  • TuesdayBoat Building, Lego Room, Bead-Making, Insect Scavenger Hunt, & Rooftop Watercolors
  • WednesdayGame Room; Spin Art; Sensory Steps; Bubble Science; Clevelands, Madisons, Washingtons, and Van Burens, Oh My: Presidential History & Trivia; & Mask Magic
  • ThursdayGame Room, Spin Art, Obstacle Course, Polka Party, &  Insect Scavenger Hunt. Special Event: Member Summer Shindig (more info below) 
  • Friday: Water Day! Featuring Infant & Toddler Water Activities, Paint Blast T-Shirts, Dancing with Sprinklers, Ice Harvesting, Wet Felting Crafts, & Wheel Pottery Demo with Chandler 

All programs during the day, including during Water Day, are FREE for museum members and FREE for all with museum admission. No registration is required for programs and all kids are welcome to participate while supplies last.

Sensory Friendly Museum Time (8/27, 5–7 p.m.) is for families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or sensory processing challenges. Attendance is free, and pre-registration is recommended to expedite check-in, though not required.

The Member Summer Shindig is only for current members of Madison Children’s Museum. The event is free, but registration is required. Most of our member parties sell out quickly, so get your registration in soon if you wish to attend. If you are not a member, you can become a member today by registering at our front desk or online.


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