Madison Children's Museum

100 N. Hamilton St
Madison, WI 53703- Map It
(608) 256-6445

AAA Editor Notes

Madison Children's Museum is at 100 N. Hamilton St. on the Capitol Square. This educational, hands-on museum is designed for adults and children to learn and play together. Exhibits include Possible-opolis, a whimsical environment for ages 6 and older that celebrates the wonders of invention and creativity; the Wildernest, a global village with huts, music and a water play area for children under age 6; the Community Concourse, a free area full of surprises for those visiting briefly; a drop-in Art Studio; Rooftop Ramble, a four-season park in the sky with animals, gardens and energy-saving demonstrations; and the Log Cabin, which takes visitors back to Madison life in the 1840s. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$7.95; $6.95 (ages 55+); free (ages 0-1 and from 5-8 on first Wed. of the month). Parking: Mon.-Fri. $4-$12; Sat.-Sun. $5-$10.
Hours: Daily 9:30-5 (also 5-8 on first Wed. of the month), Memorial Day-Labor Day; Tues.-Sun. 9:30-5 (also 5-8 on first Wed. of the month), rest of year. Schedule may vary in Jan. and Aug.; phone ahead to confirm. Closed major holidays.