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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Miniature Igloos

Rooftop Ramble

Learn how real igloos are constructed and take part in creating our miniature rooftop ice village.

Herbs for Everyone

Rooftop Ramble

Come and explore the wonderful world of herbs! Learn all about the many different ways you can use herbs- from tea to first aid and much more!  

Come Home to Pigeons: From the extinct Passenger Pigeon to today’s Homing Pigeons

Rooftop Ramble

Passenger pigeons used to live in huge flocks in Wisconsin, but became extinct 100 years ago this year.  Watch a shadow puppet show telling the story of those birds from the past.  Then see our Rooftop homing pigeons up close, from their feathery outside to their skeleton within, and watch them fly back to their […]

Project FeederWatch

Rooftop Ramble

  Help scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology by counting the birds that come to our feeders on the Rooftop of Madison Children's Museum. We will count birds at our feeders every Wednesday and Thursday 2-3 p.m. until April, 2015 and send our counts to Project FeederWatch.  

Project FeederWatch

Rooftop Ramble

Help scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology by counting the birds that come to our feeders on the Rooftop of Madison Children's Museum. We will count birds at our feeders every Wednesday and Thursday 2-3 p.m. until April, 2015 and send our counts to Project FeederWatch. Winter Wonder Week is presented by The Great […]

Herbs for Everyone

Rooftop Ramble

Come and explore the wonderful world of herbs! Learn all about the many different ways you can use herbs- from tea to first aid and much more!  

Native Wisconsin Plants

Rooftop Ramble

As part of Native American Heritage Month we will  highlight plants that have grown in Wisconsin for thousands of years.  Learn about edible and medicinal plants that have been grown  by people in Wisconsin for centuries.  

Rooftop Seed Saving Tour

Rooftop Ramble

Join us on the Rooftop to find and collect seeds of flowers, vegetables and herbs.  Take seeds home and plant them in your garden next spring!  

Homing Pigeon Show and Tell

Rooftop Ramble

Meet the Rooftop Ramble homing pigeons and learn the answers to all your pigeon-related questions.

Seed Saving Scavenger Hunt

Rooftop Ramble

Join us on the Rooftop to find and collect seeds of flowers, vegetables and herbs.  Take seeds home and plant them in your garden next spring!

Rooftop Tasting Tour

Rooftop Ramble

Taste herbs, flowers and vegetables on this sensory tour of the Rooftop Ramble.

Rooftop Tasting Tour

Rooftop Ramble

Sample the bounty of our rooftop garden harvest.

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