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Hours: Wed–Sun 9 am–4 pm, plus late on Thur til 8 pm • Closed Mon/Tue • Check full schedule

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Get out of the house and learn through play!

We’re bringing back our tradition of special hours and programming for the weeks while school-age kids are on winter break.

Winter Break Special Hours

  • CLOSED Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2022
  • OPEN New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day
  • OPEN Monday, January 2, 2023
  • CLOSED January 3–6, 2023

Special Winter Break drop-in programs

FREE with museum admission 

Our education experts have put together special programs and activities during Winter Wonder Weeks. All programs are drop-in, free with museum admission, and subject to availability.

There are no upcoming events at this time


At-home crafts & activities from our education team


Major Sponsors

Sarah & Nathan Condella

Additional Sponsors

The Chidyllo Family

Benjamin Brunette

Perkins Coie LLP

This project is supported by Dane County Arts with additional funds from
the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times,
the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation

Madison Children’s Museum is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board
with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts

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