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A wonderful day

Two adults and two children although only the 3 yo was old enough to participate in the incredible... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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Decent Museum

Nice museum, geared more towards younger children. Would have been nice to see some science related... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karina B
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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...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two adults and two children although only the 3 yo was old enough to participate in the incredible exhibits. Eve though it was a rainy day and the place was crowded, we got to try everything and repeat those that were our favorites. There is...More

Thank 41christined
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum, geared more towards younger children. Would have been nice to see some science related things.

Thank Karina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 11, 8, and 5 year olds had a blast exploring this highly interactive and innovative children's museum. It's high candy for kids and adults alike from the moment you walk in and see the 5 and under Wildernest area on the lower level while...More

Thank EvergreenCOmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly hands on and interactive learning museum for children. Keeps them active and occupied. Lots of different exhibit areas. Food available inside for those moments when you need to restore.

Thank Madison737
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a couple of hours on a road trip that took us through Madison so the kids (almost 6 years old and 20 months old) could get out of the car for a while. Both kids loved it, and there was a variety...More

Thank TCU_2003
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Both 6 and 2 yr old loved this place, you are allowed to carry food inside and have it at cafeteria. Our favorite is the paint section.

Thank Krishna C
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I remember this place being SOOOOO amazing when I was a child. I also think they moved it. Either way I tried bringing my nieces here and they didn't have much fun. Maybe that had to do with the fact that kids do more with...More

Thank Jacirae
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My husband, 2 year old son, and I have been here twice and love it! On the roof top they have a green house, chickens, a rabbit, and variety of reptiles. On the second floor they have a dedication to Frank Loyd Wright, a huge...More

Thank jessicams25
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I was here over a year ago and had to report a staff member who was talking about about nuclear war in regard to cockroaches to my young three and four-year-olds. I called, complained, and was actually given a free pass which I surrendered because...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We were over from the UK visiting family. What a fantastic place to take kids. So much to do - our granddaughter loved the water play station. My brother and I loved the pinball machine. What a pity there isn't an adults only day! We...More

Thank jolyn52
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