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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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 new tools, discover crafts from around the world, and create an art project to take home. This event is free with general museum admission.

Event Series Poetry Playtime

Poetry Playtime

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

Explore the world of poetry through creative art and writing projects. Learn about poetry devices and while working with a variety of mediums including bookmaking, cartooning, collage, and sculpture.Recommended for school-age kids through adult visitors, with modifications available for younger children.

Event Series Cabin Life

Cabin Life: Sun-sational Tea

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

Soak up the sun and get taste of Wisconsin summer. Harvest fresh herbs from our cabin garden and enjoy a refreshing batch of museum-made sun tea. Cabin Life invites you to try your hand at crafts and activities from the lives of European settlers during the time our original 1840s log cabin.

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, develop early literacy, and celebrate each other’s differences. This event is free with general museum admission.

Event Series 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!

Event Series Twilight Thursday: Open Until 8 pm

Twilight Thursday: Open Until 8 pm

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

The whole museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays. Twilight Thursday evening hours are included free, with general museum admission. See admission prices and get tickets. Special events: On December 8 We welcome Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin for a family night gathering. Families affected by autism may register for free tickets at Autism […]

Event Series Music with Junebug

Music with Junebug

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

Join us for Music with Junebug led by Junko Yamauchi. This program gives toddlers and preschoolers the opportunity to sing, dance, explore instruments, and play! Music and movement activities promote brain development and connect us to our family and community. Music with Junebug takes place in the Down Under area of the Wonderground, and is […]

Event Series STEAM Time

STEAM Time: Bean Baubles & Seed Sparklies

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

Mother Nature's designs might not be couture, but they'll grow on you! Create your very own bean-and-seed jewelry and learn about the life cycles of plants, from seed to fruit. Bring those beauteous beads home to germinate and watch as they sprout leaves and roots. This event is free with general museum admission.

Event Series Clay Day

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.

SummerPalooza Festival: Free Admission Festival

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

MCM's 10th annual kickoff-to-summer returns to Capitol Square! SummerPalooza includes free museum admission along with exciting activities, a parade, and live entertainment on the streets outside of the museum. Performances at Rotary Plaza Stage SummerPalooza Parade Parade around the square begins 12:30 pm. Featuring Forward! Marching Band, Madison Circus Space, the Handphibians, and more! Outdoor […]

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 new tools, discover crafts from around the world, and create an art project to take home. This event is free with general museum admission.

Event Series Poetry Playtime

Poetry Playtime

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

Explore the world of poetry through creative art and writing projects. Learn about poetry devices and while working with a variety of mediums including bookmaking, cartooning, collage, and sculpture.Recommended for school-age kids through adult visitors, with modifications available for younger children.

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