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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Event Series STEAM Time

STEAM Time: Boat-building Bonanza

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

All hands on deck! Channel your creativity and engineering skills to build your fastest and float-iest vessel. Test your boat in the pond and don't be afraid to cast away […]

Event Series Clay Creations

Clay Day

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

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.

Event Series Insect Scavenger Hunt

Insect Scavenger Hunt

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

Be very, very quiet... we're hunting insects! Join us in the Urb Garden, where we'll sharpen our observation skills and search for bugs hiding in the plants. Gentleness is encouraged—no insects […]

Exploration Station: Bike Blender Smoothies

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

Blend, baby, blend! Use the power of body movement and our bike blender to make a refreshing organic gooseberry currant smoothie from MCM's gardens.

Event Series Let’s Make…!

Let’s Make…!

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

Art meets craft on Saturday afternoons at MCM. Uncover the practice of 'making' through new themed projects every week. Learn alongside Art Studio Manager Laurie and her staff to use […]

Event Series Insect Scavenger Hunt

Insect Scavenger Hunt

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

Be very, very quiet... we're hunting insects! Join us in the Urb Garden, where we'll sharpen our observation skills and search for bugs hiding in the plants. Gentleness is encouraged—no insects […]

Event Series Early Explorers Playgroup

Early Explorers Playgroup

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

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 […]

Event Series Cabin Life

Cabin Life: Strawberry Ice Cream

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

What could be better than a juicy summer strawberry? Homemade strawberry ice cream, of course! Harvest from our organic strawberry patch and find out how make summer's quintessential treat the […]

Event Series Super Friends Club

Super Friends Club

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

Drop-off class for preschoolers Come to the museum and practice becoming a Super Friend! Speaking to new people, taking turns, and making friends are new skills for 3 and 4-year-olds. […]

$30
Event Series Tales with Teresa

Tales with Teresa

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

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, […]

Event Series Sensory Art Time

Sensory Art Time

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

Let's make art together! Embrace the soft, squishy, smudgy, squelchy, spectacular sensory experiences of making art. Explore your creativity with activities centering texture, form, basic shapes, and colors. This program's […]

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