Madison Children's Museum
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.
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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified
Certified: (Req. 30 Points)
- 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.