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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Nutcracker Meet & Greet with Dance Wisconsin

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

Meet cast members from Dance Wisconsin's upcoming production of The Nutcracker Ballet.

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

Adult/Teen Workshop: Jewelry Making

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

Learn how to make beaded earrings and necklaces in this workshop for ages 13 to adult. Workshop fee includes instruction and materials to make one pair of earrings or a necklace. Additional earrings and necklaces can be made for an extra supplies cost of $8.00 each. These make great presents for yourself and others. Registration […]

$20
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.

Exploration Station: BadgerBots

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. Today, join volunteers from BadgerBots to make electronic circuit jewelry!

Snow Globe Photos

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

Snap a photo at our photo station and turn your picture into a snow globe, perfect for gift giving! Free with admission while supplies last.

Solstice Lantern Making

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

Join us in making a Solstice Lantern to celebrate winter solstice and bring light to the darkest day of the year.

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