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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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For Donors

Madison Children’s Museum is a nonprofit organization. We rely on generous donations from individuals like you to ensure that the museum continues to be an accessible and affordable place for all children to connect, dream, and grow.

Your gifts, of any size, is greatly appreciated!

Give Now

We also welcome monthly giving, planned gifts, and In-Kind Gifts.


Ways to Give:

Give by Mail
Wonder Makers
Gifts in Honor or Memory
Gifting Stocks or Securities
Donor Advised Funds
IRA Charitable Rollover
United Way
Learn More


Give by Mail

Give by mail and nurture tomorrow’s most creative thinkers. Simply fill out this form and return to Madison Children’s Museum, 100 N. Hamilton St., Madison, WI 53703.


Wonder Makers

You can make developmentally critical play available to all children by becoming a Wonder Maker. Joining Wonder Makers at Madison Children’s Museum gives you the chance to connect with other museum supporters who know that play is fun and fundamental for children’s growth and enjoyment of life. Learn more and become a Wonder Maker.


Gifts in Honor or Memory

Celebrate a wedding, anniversary, birthday, retirement, or remember a loved one with an enduring tribute gift.


Gifting Stocks or Securities

When planning to make a gift of securities to Madison Children’s Museum, please complete and return this form to Jeff Breisach, director of development. All instructions on how to make a gift of securities can be found in the previously linked form.


Donor Advised Funds

To recommend a grant or gift through your donor advised fund, contact your fund’s financial institution directly.

Please note, contributions made from a Donor Advised Fund are not eligible to receive any benefits that would reduce the tax-deductibility of your gift. For more information about these restrictions, please contact your financial adviser or the MCM Development Team.

IRA Charitable Rollover

Individuals 70 1/2 and older can gift up to $100,000 tax-free directly to Madison Children’s Museum. To start your IRA gift, please contact Jeff Breisach, director of development, by calling (608) 354-0536 or via email.

Please note, contributions made as a Qualified Charitable Distribution are not eligible to receive any benefits that would reduce the tax-deductibility of your gift. For more information about these restrictions, please contact your financial adviser or the MCM Development Team.

United Way

We hope you will consider supporting Madison Children’s Museum by contributing through the United Way at your workplace. It’s easy to do, just use our designation number: 1171.


Learn More

If you have any questions about making a gift, please contact Jeff Breisach, at (608) 354-0536 or JBreisach@madisonchildrensmuseum.org.

Please note that all contributions to MCM Foundation pass through to the benefit of Madison Children’s Museum.

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