Madison Children's Museum

View Website Favorite (4) 100 N Hamilton St - Madison, WI 53703
Information: 608-256-6445

Summer (Day after Memorial Day to Labor Day): Daily 9:30am–5pm. School Year (Labor Day to Memorial Day): Tuesday–Sunday 9:30am–5pm.

We take play very seriously by engaging, challenging, and inspiring every visitor who comes through the Madison Children’s Museum doors. The dedicated staff drives our mission by creating custom-crafted, award winning exhibits; providing programming that brings all ages together; and focusing on sustainability. And, because we know how important play is to everyone, we’re committed to assistance programs that allow all children to enjoy our learning playground.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Childrens

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2
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3
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4
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6
Cambridge Memorial Day Parade 5/27/2019 Cambridge - 19.51 miles away
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Music Fest 5/24/2019 - 5/26/2019 New Glarus - 21.98 miles away
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The Great Wine and Chocolate Trail 5/25/2019 - 5/26/2019 New Glarus - 22.06 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Achieved LEED Gold Certification for an existing building, (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) in 2014
  • Developed GreenExhibits.org to educate the entire museum industry on replicable green practices.
  • Created Only Local Initiative, a standard created to using only local people, products, and processes in creating the museum.
  • Building materials came from within 100 miles of the site, many were reclaimed and recycled products.
  • Minimal waste created for exhibit fabrication; reuse leftovers for program and other exhibits.
  • Has one of the state’s only green roofs; rain barrels available to collect water for watering plants.
  • Very strong educator for environmental stewardship and protection of our natural resources.