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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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 Super Friends Club

Super Friends Club

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

Come to the museum and practice being a super friend! Speaking to new people, taking turns, and making friends are new skills for 3 and 4-year-olds.  Led by Heather, Early Learning Manager, Super Friends Club gives kids a chance to practice these new skills. Each week we’ll do an activity and play cooperatively in the museum.  […]

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!

Recurring Event Workshops for Adults & Teens

Canceled: Adult/Teen Workshop: Tie Dyed Silk Scarves

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

Tonight's workshop is canceled due to lack of registration. Next week's adult/teen jewelry-making workshop has registration open through Tuesday, Dec. 13. Learn ink dyeing techniques and make one or more silk scarves, perfect for gift giving. Class is for ages 13 to adult. Workshop fee includes one scarf, dyes, instruction, and museum admission. Additional scarves […]

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.

Nutcracker Story Time

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

Join our guests from Dance Wisconsin for a Nutcracker story reading.

Recurring Event STEAM Time

STEAM Time

Rooftop Clubhouse

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

Recurring Event Clay Creations

Clay Creations

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

Our art studio staff will lead visitors in a weekly assortment of creative clay sculpture activities.
We will create all kinds of collaborative projects- plant pots, jewelry, ornaments, tiles and more.
All ages are welcome to join us and experiment with clay.

Recurring Event Exploration Station

Exploration Station: Soap-Making

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

Exploration Stations introduce concepts in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) through hands-on projects and engaging experiments, with a particular focus on biology and natural materials. Each Exploration Station is a unique experience.

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