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Madison Children's Museum

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It's a fun place to go. Parking is a nightmare but that goes with anywhere in Madison, otherwise... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Johnson Creek, Wisconsin
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Awesome hands on and interactive learning experience for younger children. Our granddaughters had a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin
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“older kids”(17 reviews)
“hamster wheel”(14 reviews)
“water room”(11 reviews)
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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
100 N Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703-2116
+1 608-256-6445
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All reviews older kids hamster wheel water room all ages art area water play climbing structure rooftop garden fun playing pay phone live animals grandson loves year olds lots of fun great for kids rainy day couple hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a fun place to go. Parking is a nightmare but that goes with anywhere in Madison, otherwise fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicoleandnoah10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome hands on and interactive learning experience for younger children. Our granddaughters had a joyful and happy time here and asked lots and lots of questions

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Madison737
Reviewed 1 week ago

This facility is one of the best children's museums I have ever seen. There is something for every child of every age!! Make sure to plan a long visit because your little one will not want t leave.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EnidBetty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought 4 adults, one 3-year-old and one 93-y-o in a wheelchair and we agreed it was the very best day of our family gathering. None of us wanted to leave! Once we got inside, our wheelchair user was able to get around easily to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Betsy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Planning with staff was excellent. Despite having only an hour to set up, everything was done well in advance of guests arrival. Their preferred provider list was a handy resource.Evening was absolutely memorable for kids and adults

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Donn G
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We took our grand daughter here and were amazed at the depth of activities available. She was 4 and thoroughly enjoyed her time and didn't want to leave. I would highly recommend a visit and then visit the Old Fashioned restaurant just down the street...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We loved the rooftop with chickens and the view was impressive. The museum is small, but space is very well used. Our kids 3,5 and 8 enjoyed every exhibit. Well worth the money and time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Josh G
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Probably would say it's geared towards children under 6 but there are definitely things for older children to enjoy as well. Offer free admission on some Wednesday nights.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yippee8999
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Bring the kids. Let them run wild. Tons to explore. The kids will climb, build, and experiment. A great way to spend two to three hours. Blocks, art, experience the mechanisms.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caschles
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Grandkids love it. Many things to investigate and lots of room to move. Can get busy, so check your calendar for times that aren’t big field trip days.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 1158oma
PlayatMCM, Public Relations Manager at Madison Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Great tip! We can get busy on weekends but we're glad you found so much to explore. Thanks for bringing your grandkiddos in, and we hope you'll visit Madison Children's Museum again soon!

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