Open Wed–Sun 9am–4pm, plus late on Thur til 8pm. • Get tickets.

Open Wed–Sun 9am–4pm, plus late on Thur til 8pm. • Get tickets.

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Public Museum Hours (Summer 2024)

Open Wed–Sun 9 am–4 pm, plus late on Thur til 8 pm
  • Open Wednesday–Sunday from 9 am–4 pm, regular admission price
  • Open with FREE admission from 4–8 pm on Thursdays
  • Closed Mondays & Tuesdays

See our Hours & Schedule page for updates and special hours for school breaks and holidays.


Museum MembersFree — Become a Member
Children under 1Free
Adults$12 ($11 when purchased online)
Children$12 ($11 when purchased online)
Seniors & Grandparents$11 ($10 when purchased online)
Family Access Admission$1 Available to families that qualify

Walkup tickets are available at time of entry. Advance tickets guarantee entry, even at busy times.

For guests’ safety, children must be accompanied by a chaperone age 16 or older.

Location & Parking

100 N. Hamilton St.
Madison, WI 53703

There are metered spaces on the streets surrounding the museum. There are also two parking ramps located within easy walking distance of the museum. Find more information about parking.

Program Calendar & Special Events

Check out our calendar of daily programs and special events to see what’s coming up at Madison Children’s Museum!

Next events at MCM:

Photo Policy

While at Madison Children’s Museum or museum-sponsored events, visitors may be photographed by museum photographers. These images may be used to publicize the museum in print, online, and display materials, and may also be distributed to the media. If you do not want your photograph to be used by the museum, please speak to our staff at the front desk.

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