February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. We have activities throughout the month to celebrate your smile!

Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. We have activities throughout the month to celebrate your smile!

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Spring 2016

Every child deserves the opportunity to learn through play at the museum, regardless of any physical, cognitive, cultural, or economic barriers. For this reason Madison Children’s Museum created the Access for Everyone program.

In 2015, Madison Children’s Museum Access for Everyone programs served over 23,000 visitors. This represents 24% of the museum’s audience. In addition, MCM’s Access member attendance is up 215% compared to last year. (Read the press release here.) Make a gift to Madison Children’s Museum to help support the Access for Everyone programs — it takes all of us!

Give Online

Today, more than ever, the need to maintain this program is critical. This spring, please make a special gift of financial support and invest in our future by investing in a child’s life.

Give in Person

Make a donation at the front desk when you visit Madison Children’s Museum or at participating Roman Candle Pizza restaurants during the spring campaign. The Roman Candle will MATCH your gift to Access for Everyone on April 21, 29 & 30. Swing by your neighborhood Roman Candle or make your gift when you call in a takeout or delivery order!

Roman Candle locations: Willy St. 608-258-2000  •  Middleton 608-831-7777  •  Fitchburg 608-278-1111

Coloring contest

Donate and decorate a flower at the Madison Children’s Museum front desk or at area Roman Candle Pizzas and be automatically entered for a chance to win one of four prizes. Three winners will receive one of the following prizes and one winner will receive all three prizes.

  • A Year of Adult Swim for 2 (Over $250 value)
  • A Year of Roman Candle Pizza (Over $200 value)
  • One Year MCM Family Membership ($125 value)

All proceeds ensure every child can play and learn at Madison Children’s Museum.


Dean & St. Mary’s
CUNA Mutual Group Foundation
Madison Community Foundation
Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation
Robert M. & Anne W. Bolz Charitable Lead Unitrust
The Roman Candle
Rotary Club of Madison
Zendesk Neighbor Foundation

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
National Guardian Life Insurance Co.
W. Jerome Frautschi Charitable Lead Unitrust
Walter A. and Dorothy J. Frautschi Charitable Unitrust
Wisconsin Arts Board

Dane Arts
Habush Habush & Rottier SC
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
John J. Frautschi Family Foundation
Madison Rotary Foundation
Wells Fargo Bank

American Transmission Company
Webcrafters-Frautschi Foundation
Wisconsin Humanities Council
US Bank Foundation


Fund for the Future

The Madison Children’s Museum Fund for the Future is managed by Madison Community Foundation and provides a permanent, ongoing source of operating revenue to the museum.

A strong endowment will help maintain the museum during times of economic difficulty and offer us the financial flexibility to continue to grow.

The Fund for the Future will ensure that Madison Children’s Museum can serve our community for generations to come and help us continue to provide the kind of dynamic and innovative programming that was recognized with our National Medal award.  We are motivated to protect our future and continue to serve as resource to the community long after we are gone.

What is the purpose of the endowment fund?

With many different funding sources that can change or disappear, the endowment will provide a permanent, steady stream of income to assure the stability of the organization…forever.

Is there a minimum-sized gift you will accept for the endowment?

Gifts of any size for the future of Madison Children’s Museum are welcome.

How can I pay for my gift?

Gifts may be made in full or over a three-year period through designated donations of cash, appreciated securities, or insurance policies. Contributions to the Madison Children’s Museum Fund for the Future should be made out to Madison Community Foundation and designated to the fund.

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