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 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.

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 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 […]

Science and Magic with James the Magician

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

Are you curious about the science behind a magic show? Join us as we kick off the Wisconsin Science Festival with James the Magician, who will amaze you with magic tricks and share some of the science behind the illusions. This program is offered in collaboration with the Wisconsin Science Festival.

Try-It Circus Science

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

Join the Wild Rumpus "Try-It Circus"! Use balance and physics to test out a variety of circus equipment, and join scientists from UW-Madison to learn more about the science under the Big Top. This program is presented in collaboration with the Wisconsin Science Festival.

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 […]

Downtown Madison Family Halloween: Fun in the Wonderground

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

Our outdoor Wonderground is open 3-5 pm today as part of Downtown Madison Family Halloween. The Wonderground space is open for free admission play time and Halloween selfies (the rest of the museum is closed today). Complete a Wonderground scavenger hunt to win a prize! Please enter the Wonderground via the gate on East Dayton […]

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