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Plan your Visit


Mini Monets

Tues, Mar. 21 – Apr. 25 | 6 wk session: $42
• 9:30 – 10:15 am or 10:30 – 11:15 am

Get messy with your little one! Art projects will explore the seasons using paints, glitter, stamps, and more.

Register for Mar. 21 – Apr. 25 (10:30 – 11:15am):

Register for Mar. 21 – Apr. 25 (9:30 – 10:15am):

Brain Builders

Wednesdays at 10:00 am

Did you know that your child’s brain grows the fastest between birth – age 5? We will identify important brain building moments throughout the Museum with simple and fun activities that you can do at home. Inspired by Download the FREE app!
In Partnership with the Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board
Free with admission or membership

Little Learners

Thurs, Mar. 23 – Apr. 27 | 6 wk session: $42
• 9:30 – 10:15 am

Instill a love of learning in your little one! This program will provide a fun early learning experience, opportunities for social interactions, and boost school readiness.

Register for Mar. 23 – Apr. 27 (9:30 – 10:15am):

Music, Museum & Me

Fri, Mar. 24 – Apr. 28 | 6 wk session: $42
• 9:30 – 10:15 am

In this highly energetic class, children and their caregivers will learn songs, play instruments, and move to the music.

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Science Lab


Explore the world and how it works through hands-on science experiments, microscopes, discovery labs and more.

Free with membership or admission

Easter EGGstravaganza

Sat., April 1
Members: $5, Non-Members: $10
• 9 – 11 am or 12 – 2 pm
• Sensory Friendly 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Join the EGGstravaganza with the annual Egg Hunt and a variety of fun activities, games, crafts and much more! Bring your camera, the Easter Bunny will be stopping by!

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Register for Sensory Friendly (2:30pm):—Sensory-Friendly

Parent Café

Wed, Apr. 5 | 10:30 – 11:30 am, 4 – 5 pm

Parents will have the opportunity to get advice from and network with other parents while their children enjoy the museum and engage in fun activities. All participants will receive a light meal, registration required, space is limited.

In Partnership with: SPROUT Partners and Family Connections

April Parent Café: Screen Time Featuring Dr. Elizabeth Strittmatter (SSM Health).

Register for April 5 (10:30 – 11:30 am):

Register for April 5 (4 – 5 pm):

Baby Networking

May 10 | 10 am – 2 pm

Connect with other parents, museum programs, and community resources. This program is sure to be filled with lots of songs, smiling faces, silly sounds and sleeping through the night stories (at least we hope you are). Ideal for new parents, but those with older children are also welcome!
First time parents with a baby ≥ 18 months receive a free annual membership* Limited to first 100 families.

Partnership with: SPROUT Partners and the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board of Wisconsin

Sensory Friendly Round Up

Mar. 15, May 17
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Enjoy exhibits adapted to make the Museum more comfortable and enjoyable for children and families on
the autism spectrum and/or with sensory sensitivities.
In Partnership with: Grande Cheese

Register for March:—Up-15Mar2023

Register for EGGstravaganza (April 1, 2:15pm) :—Sensory-Friendly

Register for May:—Up-17May2023

Moving Mountains

Sat Mar. 11
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Parenting can be challenging, but lightened by stories of our children moving mountains. This playgroup is designed especially for the children with Down syndrome, their families and their new friends.

Free with admission or membership

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