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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SOLD OUT: Urban Animals Badge Workshop

Rooftop Ramble

This program is SOLD OUT. Please consider registering for the November 22 Jewelry Making Workshop, or the December 30 Gadget Gurus Workshop. Come up to the Rooftop Ramble at  Madison Children's Museum, and observe rats, snakes, homing pigeons, fish, turtles, and insects. Participants will learn all about the wild and domesticated animals that also call the Rooftop […]

Girl Scouts: Jewelry Making Badge Workshop

Celebrations Room A

Calling all Juniors! Come learn all about jewelry making at Madison Children's Museum, then craft your own wire jewelry and upcycled accessories from recycled materials. Activities may be used toward the “Jewelers” badge. Fee: $8/scout; $4/adult Registration fee includes general museum admission for the whole day, and all workshop activities and materials for each participating scout. […]

Daisy Scout Meditation Mind Jars

Art Classroom

Calling all Daisies! Join us at Madison Children's Museum to make meditation jars and learn about 'belly breaths' as an introduction to the practice of mindfulness. This visit includes a 40-minute facilitated activity plus self-guided fun in the museum's exhibits. Cost: $8 per scout Registration fee includes museum admission for the whole day and all workshop activities […]

Girl Scouts: Museum Mayhem

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

Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Badgerland teams up with MCM to offer a whole day of scouting fun at the museum. Explore the museum and visit dozens of hands-on activity stations to complete activities toward a variety of badges for Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts. Fee: $15/scout; $5/adult Registration includes museum admission and all M activities. Museum Mayhem pre-registration will […]

Musical Morning for Scouts

Celebrations Room A

Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts are invited to register for a special group visit to enjoy all the museum's exhibits, plus the following public programs: Meet the Musician 11 - 11:30 a.m. - performance and instrument demonstration with a guest violinist from Madison Symphony Orchestra Instrument Petting Zoo with Heid Music: 11:30 a.m. - noon […]

Girl Scout Puppet Making Workshop

Celebrations Room A

Learn about some of the puppetry trick used in the Lion King, and create large scale puppets in a special art workshop for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts. Workshop fee: $8 per girl, with 1 free adult chaperone per 3 kids Badges are not included, and must be purchased separately through your scouting organization. This […]

Exploration Stations for Scouts and Families

Scouts and scout troops - join us for a day of hands-on discovery! Drop-in activity stations from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. will include: Button-Making, Art Studio, 10 a.m.-noon Frontier Survival, Log Cabin, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hands-On Neuroscience, Possible-opolis, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Taste of Tech: 3D Printing, Art Studio, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Scout groups of 10 […]

Badgerland Girl Scouts Museum Mayhem Day

Badgerland Girl Scouts holds its third annual “Museum Mayhem” day, with activities at MCM and other downtown museums. Visit the Badgerland website for details and registration information.

Brownie Ceramics Workshop

Art Classroom

Join us for a day of sculpting, ceramics, and art discovery! Scouts will earn the Potter Try-It badge by completing the following stages: museum visit/clay art scavenger hunt visit with a clay expert make two projects (a simple pot and an art piece) glaze one piece for firing. Pieces will be fired in the museum's […]

Daisy Scout Mindfulness

Celebrations Room A

Join us at Madison Children’s Museum for an introduction to the practice of Mindfulness. Daisy Scouts will have the opportunity to make glitter mind jars and learn how to use them alongside mindful breathing to help cope with strong emotions. $8 per Scout; $4 per Adult Register by: March 8, 2017 Select a class time to […]

Amazing Animals Day

Whole Museum

The results of our special museum election are in, and the voters have spoken!  In November, kids elected "Amazing Animals Day" as the next special theme day at the museum. Join us to celebrate all of our furry, finned, and feathered friends throughout the museum today. Activities will include: Animal Feeding, 9:45-10 a.m., Rooftop Clubhouse Anansi Yogaventures, […]

Symphony Shindig

Whole Museum

When kids and orchestras get together it can only lead to treble! Join the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Suzuki Strings of Madison for a whirlwind tour through the instruments of the orchestra. Activities include: Recycled Instrument-Making in the Art Studio, all day Opera Yoga, 10-10:30 Paint to Music in the Art […]

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