FREE Admission for Gallery Night, October 2, 5 – 9 p.m.

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

FREE Admission for Gallery Night, October 2, 5 – 9 p.m.

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

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!


We’re open for admission 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
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
Adults & children: $7.95
Seniors and grandparents: $6.95
Family Access admission*: $1
Children under 1: Free

For guests’ safety, ages 17 or under entering the museum must be accompanied by 18 year old or older adult. 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 Certificates

Know someone who’d like to visit Madison Children’s Museum? Gift certificates 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. Visit our front desk or call 608-256-6445 to purchase.

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