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

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Visit Madison Children’s Museum

Planning to visit our museum?

You and your family are in for a memorable day exploring and discovering award-winning fun designed for kids ages 0 to 12. Our three exhibit floors—including the rooftop garden and authentic log cabin—are located just off downtown Madison’s Capitol Square. Click around to find what Madison Children’s Museum has to offer with this interactive floor plan!


During the summer: We are open daily, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Labor Day through Memorial Day: We are closed on Mondays, but open for the last Monday of each month.
We’re also closed for some holidays, extreme weather, fundraisers and maintenance. Please check Hours & Schedule before your visit.

Admission Rates

Museum Members Free, Become a Member
Children under 1 Free
Adults $7.95
Children $7.95
Seniors & Grandparents $6.95
Family Access Admission $1
* Available to families that qualify
* Check list of qualifying programs here

For guests’ safety, anyone ages 17 or under must be accompanied by an adult ages 18 and older. For every five children visiting, there is a minimum requirement of one adult chaperone. MCM does reserve the right of admission for parties with insufficient number of chaperones.

While you’re here enjoying all the fun, be sure to take advantage of our amenities and services:

Gift Cards

Know someone who’d like to visit Madison Children’s Museum? Gift cards are sold year-round and make a great gift for birthdays, holidays and more! Gift certificates are valid for admission, membership, camps, programs and more. See our gift card page for more information, or to order online!

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