Hours: 9:30-5, Tuesday-Sunday, closed Mondays
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Hours: 9:30-5, Tuesday-Sunday, closed Mondays

Hours & Schedule

Seasonal Hours

Summer (Day after Memorial Day to Labor Day):
Every Day
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

School Year (Labor Day to Memorial Day):
Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays with the exception of MMSD school breaks: December 31, January 21, March 25.

Please note:

  • The Art Studio and Rooftop Ramble close a half-hour before the rest of the museum closes.
  • Log Cabin spring hours (April 1-June 9): open Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and occasional weekday hours for special programming.
  • Log Cabin summer hours (June 10-September 3): open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • June 19-23: Log Cabin will be open daily 10 a.m.-1 p.m., due to Pioneer Living summer camp schedule.

2019 Closures

New Year’s Day: January 1, half day, open 12 – 5 p.m.
Winter Maintenance Week: January 7-11
Easter: April 21
Memorial Day: May 27
Independence Day: July 4
Labor Day: September 2
Fall Maintenance Weeks: September 3-13
Thanksgiving: November 28
Christmas Eve: December 24
Christmas Day: December 25

Weather Closures

The museum will close during extreme weather conditions, including days when travel is deemed risky for visitors and staff. If the Madison Metropolitan School District closes due to weather we also will close.

To confirm that the museum is open, visit our website’s homepage or Facebook page.

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