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

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

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Dino Yoga

Celebrations Room A

Come get your wiggles out! Can dinosaurs do yoga? You'll find out! Drop by one of our 20 minute sessions!

Girl Scout Puppet Making Workshop

Celebrations Room A

Learn about some of the puppetry trick used in the Lion King, and create large scale puppets in a special art workshop for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts. Workshop fee: $8 per girl, with 1 free adult chaperone per 3 kids Badges are not included, and must be purchased separately through your scouting organization. This […]

Meditation Mind Jars

Celebrations Room A

Join us for an introduction to the practice of Mindfulness. We will practice "belly breaths," and make a Mind Jar as a first step towards learning how to pause and breathe when feeling strong emotions.

Musical Morning for Scouts

Celebrations Room A

Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts are invited to register for a special group visit to enjoy all the museum's exhibits, plus the following public programs: Meet the Musician 11 - 11:30 a.m. - performance and instrument demonstration with a guest violinist from Madison Symphony Orchestra Instrument Petting Zoo with Heid Music: 11:30 a.m. - noon […]

Dinosaur Yoga

Celebrations Room A

Come get your Winter Wiggles out! Can dinosaurs do yoga? You'll find out! Drop by one of our 20 minute sessions!  

Gadget Gurus: Maker Madness Edition

Celebrations Room A

Explore the wonders of physics and enjoy activities with wind tunnels, drawing bots and makey makey.

Girl Scouts: Jewelry Making Badge Workshop

Celebrations Room A

Calling all Juniors! Come learn all about jewelry making at Madison Children's Museum, then craft your own wire jewelry and upcycled accessories from recycled materials. Activities may be used toward the “Jewelers” badge. Fee: $8/scout; $4/adult Registration fee includes general museum admission for the whole day, and all workshop activities and materials for each participating scout. […]

Mindful Moments

Celebrations Room A

New Program! Join us for a mindfulness program for children ages 4-6 and their caregiver.  We will explore topics such as kindness, mindful breathing, and gratitude, and participate in games and activities that use our senses and help us recognize our emotions. Learn more about Mindful Moments on our blog. This 4-week session runs Saturdays, […]

Spring Break Yoga Sampler

Celebrations Room A

Breathe deep and stretch tall. Stop in the Celebrations Room to try out simple yoga poses. Active play, healthy food choices, and smart safety tips are the focus of Madison Children’s Museum’s Healthy Habits Week, March 30-April 3. This spring break celebration provides a range of health-focused displays and games for families. Healthy Habits Week […]

Daisy Scouts: Wet Felting Upcycle

Celebrations Room A

Join us at the Madison Children’s Museum where Daisy Scouts will have the opportunity to upcycle wool felt into beautiful colors and shapes.  We’ll use these shapes to create a mobile for our infant visitors, as well as keepsakes for the Daisy scouts. Girl fee:  $8/girl Adult fee:  0 Min/Max: 5/40 Registration Deadline:  March 15, […]

Girl Scouts: Urban Animals

Celebrations Room A

Come up to the Rooftop Ramble at the Madison Children's museum to observe rats, snakes, homing pigeons, fish, turtles, and insects. Learn about wild animals that also call the Rooftop home.  Hands-on activities will highlight animal habitats, adaptations, handling and care. Fee: $8/girl; chaperones free. Fee does not include badges; leaders should order badges through the Girl Scout Store. […]

Karen Ann Hoffman- Iroquois Beadwork Artist

Celebrations Room A

Join us for an interactive workshop with artist Karen Ann Hoffman. Karen Ann Hoffman creates beautiful decorative pieces following the traditions of Iroquois raised beadwork. This style of Woodland beadwork embodies Iroquois worldviews. Karen Ann is a member of the Oneida nation, one of the six nations of the Iroquois. From 10 am- 2 pm, […]

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