Many of our programs are included with general admission and open to all ages. These programs are instructed by top-notch educators and designed to engage the whole family in fun activities to support childhood development, and position children to be successful in school and lifelong learning. Typically, no registration is required. Drop in anytime!
Maker Lab in the NEW Wagener’s Workshop
Wednesdays, May 2 – Aug 29 (except July 4)
11:00 am & 4:00 pm
Everyone can use their imagination and be a Maker in this design-focused workshop! Create, innovate, and exercise your engineering skills. Activities range from open-ended STEM challenges to guided art projects. Materials include circuitry, yarn, textiles, recycled items, paint, motors, and much more!
Sponsored by Fond du Lac Area Foundation
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Did you know that your child’s brain grows the fastest between birth through age 5? Helping your child learn now gets them ready for the future! Join Museum staff as we find important brain building moments throughout the Museum with simple and fun activities that you can do at home!
Inspired by joinvroom.org
Select Saturdays & Sundays
Interact with UW-Fond du Lac scientists and participate in ongoing research studies on the Museum’s exhibit floor.
In partnership with UW-Fond du Lac
1st Friday of every month
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ignite engineering, designing, and building skills with our giant supply of Lego bricks.
Sponsored by Alliant Energy Foundation
3rd Friday on select months
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bring your family and friends for themed activities on select months throughout the year. Check out the Events page to see the next theme.
Sponsored by Lakeside Evening Kiwanis
Play for All
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Children with autism and their families will experience a quiet, welcoming environment featuring social storybooks, resource kits, and adapted exhibits.
Registration required; call 920-929-0707.
Sponsored by Grande Cheese