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

NEW! Purchase general admission online!

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

Visit Madison Children’s Museum

Plan your visit!

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!

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Current Hours

Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
We are typically open on the last Monday of the month. We do close for some holidays, extreme weather, fundraisers, and maintenance. Please check our full hours & schedule before your visit.

Admission Rates

Museum Members Free, Become a Member
Children under 1 Free
Adults $7.95 $5
Children $7.95 $5
Seniors & Grandparents $6.95 $5
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. If you are bringing more than 10 children, please look at our group visit information.

Special Admission Rates May 15 – June 7: All general admission rates will be discounted to $5 while a section of the 2nd floor is closed for the installation of a new exhibit about the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Location and Parking

100 N. Hamilton Street
Madison, WI 53703

There are metered spaces on the streets surrounding the museum. There are also two parking ramps located within easy walking distance of the museum. Click here to see more information about parking.


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

Be sure to check out our calendar of daily programs!

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