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Madison Children's Museum

100 N Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703-2116
+1 608-256-6445
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It's different and it is the more nature one

I have been to several children's museum. And this one is special. Except all those indoor... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Xiangjun D
Chicago, Illinois
Great way to spend an afternoon with a 3 year old

Lots of stuff to do for kids that is fun and educational. We spent a couple hours here with the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David W
McFarland, Wisconsin
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The Madison Children's Museum is an award-winning destination for fun family activities and hands-on learning! Visit our inventive city of Possible-opolis for ages 6 and up, and our four-season Rooftop Ramble, with animals and gardens. Kids under 5 have a place of their own in the Wildernest, a global village made with natural, local materials.There's always something new to do at Madison Children's Museum, where our mission is to connect children with their family, their community, and the world beyond through discovery learning and creative play.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
100 N Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703-2116
+1 608-256-6445
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been to several children's museum. And this one is special. Except all those indoor activities (slides, car, water, painting etc.) they also have a outdoor parts. You can visit the garden side of the building, they even have a roof part with plants,...More

Thank Xiangjun D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of stuff to do for kids that is fun and educational. We spent a couple hours here with the limited attention span of a 3yr old but will likely be back for another visit.

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't visit the roof, you missed out on the best part! Plants, water fall, singing water spout, chickens and pigeons, the sculpture of the chicken are all must see. Then there is the animal room - baby chickens, caterpillars, skeletons, an aquarium -...More

Thank dcurlee
Reviewed 1 week ago

tons of exhibits and so many are interactive. put aside about 3 hours and have lots of fun. steps away from all the restaurants and other museums.

Thank Boxter98
Reviewed 1 week ago

This children's museum is on the smaller side, but it's so cute and has unique exhibits. My daughters (ages 2 and 4) enjoyed it - their favorite areas were the rooftop room with the animals and gardening stuff, and the Frank Lloyd Wright area, and...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for fun this is the place to go! I recently attended an adult event there that was just fantastic! Highly recommend. The views are terrific as well! Creativity at it's best.

Thank C K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The children's museum is very nice and they change exhibits from time to time. The museum seems targeted for children under maybe 8. I have 3 kids under 5 and they could go back everyday. The membership is probably worth it if you go twice...More

Thank rochambe
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We got a membership last September and I would say we are getting our monies worth. My four year old loves going to the museum and has a blast every time. Lots of little kid centered activities. Huge indoor jungle gym to clim and slide...More

Thank Renee T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

My son and nephew did not want to leave! Multiple floors with just tons and tons of things for kids to do!

Thank Brittney F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was here for a work event, but will definitely visit again and bring my children. The museum is very, very small, compared to some other children's museums. But is does have some activities which would be fun for the kids.

Thank 2010MM
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