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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First-Time Parent Member Orientation

Join us for a guided tour of the museum, and an introduction to our infant and toddler programs, plus details on all your new membership benefits! New members will also have the chance to get to know our early learning manager, Heather Davis, and our membership manager, Amanda Strobel-Wise. Amanda and Heather will be available […]

Baby and Toddler Activity Stations

Celebrations Room

Take a break with your little one from the hustle and bustle of the museum, and join us for some special activities designed for infants and toddlers. Try out some mess-free tummy time painting, build (and knock down!) some towers, explore a sensory crawl space, and dive into a winter sensory activity. Healthy Habits Week […]

Spring Planters

Rooftop Ramble

Bring spring into your home with a decorated pot for sprouting seeds! Kids will use paint markers to decorate pots and plant seeds to bring home for their gardens. We will learn about plant cycles and life processes. In the process we will use fine motor skills and our imaginations to decorate our one-of-a-kind pots. […]

Baby Dance Party

Whole Museum

Join us as we wrap up celebrating Week of the Young Child with a party for our youngest visitors! Enjoy some mess-free tummy time painting, explore a special space for crawlers, and get your dance on during our baby dance party! 8–9:30 a.m. museum members only. 9:30–11 a.m. open to all with museum admission. Please […]

Last Blast of Summer: Tuesday

Whole Museum

Join us for one last blast of summer fun at the museum before the new school year begins! With many summer child care and camp programs finishing up, we've loaded the week with special fun for children and caregivers. Drop-in Programs (free with museum admission while space lasts, no registration required) Boat-building, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., […]

Toddler Tinkering

Wildernest

Join us for an art activity designed for our youngest visitors! In this program will be developing our fine motor skills, as well as social skills by interacting with other toddler artists. Together, we will create colorful art out of sensory-stimulating materials.

Chavez Elementary Choir Performance

Possible-opolis

Join the Chavez Elementary School Choir for a popup concert in the museum to celebrate the end of the school year. Free with museum admission, no pre-registration required.

Recurring Event Early Explorers Playgroup

Early Explorers Playgroup

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

Social time for babies and their grown-ups! This playgroup is thoughtfully designed for our earliest visitors. We will provide a space for infants and toddlers (2 years and under) and their caregivers to explore and play together, and engage in activities that support various aspects of child development. Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity […]

Recurring Event Early Explorers Playgroup

Early Explorers Playgroup

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

Social time for babies and their grown-ups! This playgroup is thoughtfully designed for our earliest visitors. We will provide a space for infants and toddlers (2 years and under) and their caregivers to explore and play together, and engage in activities that support various aspects of child development. Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity […]

Recurring Event Early Explorers Playgroup

Early Explorers Playgroup

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

Social time for babies and their grown-ups! This playgroup is thoughtfully designed for our earliest visitors. We will provide a space for infants and toddlers (2 years and under) and their caregivers to explore and play together, and engage in activities that support various aspects of child development. Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity […]

Recurring Event Early Explorers Playgroup

Early Explorers Playgroup

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

Social time for babies and their grown-ups! This playgroup is thoughtfully designed for our earliest visitors. We will provide a space for infants and toddlers (2 years and under) and their caregivers to explore and play together, and engage in activities that support various aspects of child development. Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity […]

Recurring Event Early Explorers Playgroup

Early Explorers Playgroup

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

Social time for babies and their grown-ups! This playgroup is thoughtfully designed for our earliest visitors. We will provide a space for infants and toddlers (2 years and under) and their caregivers to explore and play together, and engage in activities that support various aspects of child development. Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity […]

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