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Madison Children's Museum

100 N Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703-2116
+1 608-256-6445
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Good For All Ages

We were on our way to the zoo but stopped here due to rain. A nice little find. Very busy for a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A special place

I'm a bit of a fanatic about children's museums. We visit them all over North America. The amount... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betsy S
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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 3 days ago via mobile

We were on our way to the zoo but stopped here due to rain. A nice little find. Very busy for a Thursday afternoon. Our 2 year old really enjoyed it. They have animals on the roof but not many so I wouldn't stop their...More

Thank enodnor83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a bit of a fanatic about children's museums. We visit them all over North America. The amount of love and scientific understanding and pure joy that this museum takes in nurturing children is obvious and contagious. The staff is lovely, of course. No inch...More

Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

we love going to the Madison Children's museum there are tons of things for kids of all ages to do. The price is good and becoming a member you get lots of extras and uses out of it. recommend for anyone with kids

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My grandson loves this museum so much that I gave him a season's pass...it is amazing and well worth your time!!!

Thank seasideljs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute museum! Lots to see and do, however geared more towards younger kids. I would say this is a great museum for kids under the age of 10. Our 6 year old loved it however our 11 year was a little bored at times....More

Thank Misty H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids ages 3 and 5, had a blast in the water play. We came in the afternoon on a weekday so it wasn't that crowded and was pretty relaxing just to let them explore.

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Children's Museum with our two-year-old son and thought the museum was very cool; there is a rooftop garden with several different types of animals and a great view of the Capitol Square, a large exhibit on Frank Lloyd Wright, a section...More

Thank annEmac18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Xiangjun D
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 13 July 2017

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
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