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 Garden Babies

Garden Babies

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

Enjoy sunny Saturday mornings in the Urb Garden with your little one. Join us for special baby-friendly activities just outside the Wildernest. This event is free with general museum admission.

Sugar Maple Pop-Up Performance

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

Join us in Rotary Plaza to hear talented young string players show off their work! This performance offers a preview of the musical collaboration between Sugar Maple Music Festival (August 4-5) […]

Event Series Let’s Make!

Let’s Make… Bead Buddies

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 MCM Roadshow

MCM Roadshow: Urban League Unit Picnic

Urban League of Greater Madison 2222 S. Park St., Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Join us at the Urban League's 9th annual free and family-friendly Unity Picnic. Enjoy a variety of delicious food, live music, and fun activities! Come on out and enjoy a […]

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 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 […]

Event Series MCM Roadshow

MCM Roadshow: MMSD Play & Learn Carnival

Urban League of Greater Madison 2222 S. Park St., Madison, Wisconsin, United States

For registered Play & Learn families! MCM Roadshow brings mobile exhibits and maker activities to community events in Madison and the surrounding area. Create a miniature work of art to take […]

Event Series Member Morning

Tuesday Summer Member Morning

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

Back by popular request, we're adding additional playtime for members on select Tuesday mornings. MCM Members can come and play—for free, as always—from 9 am to noon. Please note that […]

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 […]

Cabin Life: Freshly-Churned Butter

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

Turn a liquid into a slippery solid as you help churn fresh butter at the log cabin. Enjoy a bite of butter and crackers when you're done with this daily […]

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, […]

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