Open daily Wed–Sun 9am-4pm, PLUS extra hours: Thur til 8pm, Sat 8am-5pm • Closed Mon/Tue • See full schedule

Open daily Wed–Sun 9am-4pm, PLUS extra hours: Thur til 8pm, Sat 8am-5pm • Closed Mon/Tue • See full schedule

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STEAM Time: Planting Tomatoes

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

Help us plant heirloom tomatoes that will be added to the museum's summer garden! Plant a tomato seed of your own to bring home learn about the growth of plants, […]

Clay Day: Polymer Clay Lucky Charms

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.

Exploration Station: Yarn-Wrapped Sticks

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

Create colorful, organic art with yarn-wrapped sticks. This tactile activity is a perfect for little ones practicing fine motor control and hand-eye coordination! This event is free with general museum […]

Saturday Art Adventures: Mini Paintings

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

Dive into an exciting drop-in art experience each week with Laurie and our Art Studio team. Embark on projects with a wide variety of art media and processes for all ages and […]

Saturday Evening Bonus Hour 4–5 pm

This winter, enjoy a full extra hour of play on Saturday afternoons! We are open 8 am to 5 pm every Saturday through March 2024. This event is free with […]

Exploration Station: Shamrock Wands

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

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by decorating your own magic clover wand. This event is free with the price of general admission. Image credit: Jamie Bare

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Crafts

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

Madison's St. Patrick's Day Parade returns to Capitol Square! Stop by MCM before the parade to create a festive button, flag, or hat to adorn yourself. The parade begins just outside the […]

Let’s Make! with Lexie

Explore new materials and creative techniques through facilitated art activities and bring home hand-made treasures. Projects vary each week and may include sculpture, painting, comics, printmaking, and more! This event […]

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, […]

Messy Art with Laurie: Squishy Balloon Prints

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

Join Laurie and our Art Studio staff for a weekly drop-in art experience designed for MCM's youngest visitors and their caregivers. Through open-ended & process-based projects, empower your little artist […]

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