Fall hours: Thur 9 am-8 pm  •  Fri-Sun 9 am-4 pm  •  Closed Mon-Wed  •  Check full schedule.

Open Thur-Sun

Fall hours: Thur 9 am-8 pm  •  Fri-Sun 9 am-4 pm  •  Closed Mon-Wed  •  Check full schedule.

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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 Music with Junebug

Music with Junebug

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

Join us for Music with Junebug led by Junko Yamauchi. This program gives toddlers and preschoolers the opportunity to sing, dance, explore instruments, and play! Music and movement activities promote brain development and connect us to our family and community. This fall, Music with Junebug takes place in the Celebrations Room on floor 2.

Recurring Event STEAM Time

STEAM Time

Rooftop Clubhouse

These STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities will foster children's creativity, ignite curiosity, encourage divergent thinking, and increase problem solving skills as children explore the world around them.

Twilight Thursday: Open Until 8 pm

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

The whole museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays. Join us for special programs in the Wonderground in August: August 4: Creative movement in the Wonderground Madison Contemporary Dance, sessions at 5 & 6 pm August 11: James the Magician, 6-6:45 pm August 18: Concert with Ken Lonnquist and Friends, 6-7 pm August 25: […]

Recurring Event Tales with Teresa

Tales with Teresa

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

Join us for story-time and hear Teresa read some of her favorite books using her DynaVox. With this speech generating device, Teresa will share stories and help build listening skills, develop early literacy, and celebrate each other’s differences.

Recurring Event Mess Monsters

Mess Monsters

Art Studio

Take chances, make mistakes, get messy! Join us for sensory art projects designed especially for preschoolers and caregivers. We will make all kinds of art involving touch, smell, sound and more! Madison Children’s Museum’s drop-in programs are included with museum admission (Free for members, $12 for non-member adults and children ages 1+, see our registration […]

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 Music with Junebug

Music with Junebug

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

Join us for Music with Junebug led by Junko Yamauchi. This program gives toddlers and preschoolers the opportunity to sing, dance, explore instruments, and play! Music and movement activities promote brain development and connect us to our family and community. This fall, Music with Junebug takes place in the Celebrations Room on floor 2.

Suzuki Strings of Madison

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

Join our young guest performers from Suzuki Strings of Madison for a concert for all ages. The concert will take place at the outdoor Rotary Plaza stage if the weather cooperates. In the event of rain or cold temperatures the concert will take place indoors in the Wildernest exhibit.

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