Hours: Wed–Sun 9 am–4 pm, plus late on Thur til 8 pm • Closed Mon/Tue • Check full schedule

Hours: Wed–Sun 9 am–4 pm, plus late on Thur til 8 pm • Closed Mon/Tue • Check full schedule

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Member Party — Summer Shindig: Dinosaurs!

Whole Museum

Wrap up your summer in style with our annual Summer Shindig: Dinosaurs! Dig into this dino-tastic event with your family, and celebrate the end of another awesome summer, just for Madison Children's Museum members.  Explore the museum in a special, members-only, after-hours, dinosaur delight. Adopt a dinosaur of your very own, find your way through […]

Tea & Trains 2019

a special holiday tradition, benefiting Madison Children's Museum Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Madison Club, 5 East Wilson St.  Get Tickets Event Activities Toy Basket Raffles About Tea & Trains Event Sponsors & Sponsorship Opportunities Bring your family to celebrate the holidays and help support Madison Children’s Museum Get […]

Scratch Programming Class

Celebrations Room B

Exercise your creativity and have fun learning computer programming! Class participants will learn computer programming fundamentals while making their own interactive art, animated stories, or games using Scratch software. For children age 9 to 13; parents may accompany child to the class or stay in the building to visit exhibits with a younger sibling. Learn more […]

Nature Explorers Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Explore plants, animals, and nature on the museum’s green rooftop and in the Wonderground. Learn about pollinators, gardens, make a nature sculpture, use the sun to create energy and make a snack in the solar oven, and have some time for free play in the museum. 2022 mini-camps for kids ages 6-10 are designed by […]

Miniature Worlds: Castles Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Craft your own tiny fantasy scene with a miniature wooden castle and lots of fun accessories. All the parts are included to make this fun art project in an afternoon! 2022 mini-camps for kids ages 6-10 are designed by our education experts to be a half-day dive into brain-building topics with hands-on exploration. Each camp […]

Garden Club Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Discover the fun of gardening and composting on the museum’s green rooftop and in the Wonderground. We will use things growing in the gardens to make some food, botanical soap, fairy houses, and have some time for free play in the museum. Pricing and logistics for all mini-camps for age 6–12 $25/mini-camp 10% discount for […]

Miniature Worlds: Campout Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Craft your own miniature camping scene including a tiny wooden camper van and a ton of realistic accessories. This camp will provide a kit with all the parts to make this fun project in an afternoon! Pricing and logistics for all mini-camps for age 6–12 $25/mini-camp 10% discount for MCM member families 50% discount for […]

Recurring Event Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Wednesday–Friday, August 10-12, 9–11 am each day Back by popular demand! Join us for three special days of play and activities designed for children entering Kindergarten in the fall. Camp Kindergarten We’ll run like a gerbil, create like an artist, and think like a scientist; each day will include supervised free play time in the […]

Recurring Event Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Wednesday–Friday, August 10-12, 9–11 am each day Back by popular demand! Join us for three special days of play and activities designed for children entering Kindergarten in the fall. Camp Kindergarten We’ll run like a gerbil, create like an artist, and think like a scientist; each day will include supervised free play time in the […]

Recurring Event Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Wednesday–Friday, August 10-12, 9–11 am each day Back by popular demand! Join us for three special days of play and activities designed for children entering Kindergarten in the fall. Camp Kindergarten We’ll run like a gerbil, create like an artist, and think like a scientist; each day will include supervised free play time in the […]

Family Happy Hour in the Wonderground

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI

Join us in our outdoor Wonderground for a happy hour party for all ages, featuring lawn games, hopscotch, hula hooping, and live music by Forward! Marching Band. Weather update 8.19: Due to the chance of rain this evening, our indoor exhibits on floor 1 will be open in addition to the Wonderground. Please use the […]

POSTPONED: Family Happy Hour in the Wonderground

Wonderground

The October 7 Family Happy Hour is canceled due to construction delays affecting the reopening schedule for the Wonderground. We are issuing refunds to ticketholders, and we hope you'll join us for our next Family Happy Hour on November 18, as part of Shine On Madison.  We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see […]

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