Fall hours: Thur 9 am-8 pm  •  Fri-Sun 9 am-4 pm  •  Closed Mon-Wed  •  Check full schedule.

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Fall hours: Thur 9 am-8 pm  •  Fri-Sun 9 am-4 pm  •  Closed Mon-Wed  •  Check full schedule.

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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.

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 […]

Member Party: Monster Mash

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

Calling all ghosties and ghoulies to our Halloween-themed members-only party! The most popular member part of the year is back! Wear your costume (or DIY one in the Art Studio) and party the evening away with special crafts, a Halloween scavenger hunt, and of course the eponymous monster mash dance party. List of activities coming soon! […]

Halloween Harmonies

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

Join volunteers from Edgewood High School for live music and Halloween activities.

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