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Plan your Visit


Many of our programs are included with general admission and open to all ages.  All programs are instructed by top-notch educators and are designed to engage the whole family in fun activities to support childhood development and position children to be successful in school and lifelong learning.  

Passport to the Holidays

November 30 – December 14
9:00 – 11:00am

For ages 3 – 5 (must be potty trained)
In this drop-off class, kids will be immersed in the holidays through festive activities, music, singing, story time, and more!
Instructor: Andrea Nuss
$60/ 3 week session
Members receive a 30% discount

Register for Passport to the Holidays morning session

Music, Museum & Me

December 1 – 15

9:00 – 9:30 am (0-2 yrs.) or 10:00 – 10:30 am (3-5 yrs.)
In this highly energetic class, children and their caregivers will learn songs, play instruments, and move to the music.

Instructor: Kendalyn Ewing

$21/ 3 week session
Members receive 30% discount

Register for 9:00am Music, Museum & Me

Register for 10:00 Music, Museum & Me

Little Learners

December 2 – 16

Children and their grown-ups will enjoy learning through play in an introductory school experience which will model life skills and instill a love of learning.  
Instructor: Gwen North                   

$21/ 3 week session
Members receive a 30% discount

Register for Little Learners

Le Cordon Kids

Saturday, December 11
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Kids will be guided into becoming chefs as they make delectable dishes, expand their palates, and enjoy eating their culinary creations!  

1st – 3rd grade: Caregiver required
4th – 8th grade: Caregiver welcome, but not necessary

In partnership with Society Insurance

Members receive a 30% discount

Register for December Le Cordon Kids

Holiday Make and Takes

December 1 – December 30

Make a gift from the heart this holiday season to brighten somebody’s day! Come back each week in December for a new, special project in Wagener’s Workshop.

Free with admission or membership

Snowflake Scavenger Hunt

December 1 – December 30

Search high and low throughout the Museum to find as many snowflakes as you can while practicing counting, shape and color recognition, and more!

Free with admission or membership

Passport to the World- Holiday Edition

December 1 – December 30

Travel the world from CMFDL while using special, limited edition passports at our ever-popular passport stations.

Free with admission or membership

Santa Letters

December 1 – December 18

Drop off your letter to Santa at the Museum by December 18 so Santa can read your letter and send one back in the mail!

In partnership with the Service League of Fond du Lac

Free with admission or membership

Trees Around the World

December 1 – December 30

Explore beautifully decorated trees and traditions around the world.

Free with admission or membership

Jingle Jams

Saturdays, December 4, 11 and 18 at 11:00am

Led by:
December 4: CANCELLED
December 11: Sidney DeMaster
December 18: Kendalyn Ewing

Move and groove to the sounds of the seasons during these engaging holiday jam sessions in the new FLEXauditorium.

Free with admission or membership

Cookie Decorating Kits


December 10, and 17

Make special, sweet treats with this all-inclusive kit. Pick up your kit at the Museum December 10 or 17 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, while supplies last. 1 kit per family.

In partnership with Festival Foods and Society Insurance

Free with admission or membership