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929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-390-KIDS (5437)
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Hours and Fees:
Monday-Saturday9am - 5pm
SundayNoon - 5pm
See calendar for special hours.
Adults & children age 1 and older $8.00
Seniors (age 55 and older) $7.00
Children younger than 1 year FREE
Members FREE

Pre-School Programs
About the Museum's pre-school programs
The years before age 5 are critical to a child's development. In addition to special programs throughout the year, our weekly pre-school programs build school-readiness as children and caregivers have fun learning together. Space is limited. Please sign up when you arrive at the Museum!
Tot Time: Ages 1 – 3
10:30 a.m.

Singing, listening to stories, playing games and joining in activities for our youngest visitors are the first, critical steps in building academic and social skills for a lifetime. Join us for fun and games that are all about learning.
Music Makers with Wisconsin Conservatory of Music: Ages 2 – 5
May 15 & 22, June 5 & 12, July 10 & 24, August 14 & 21
10:30 a.m.

Sing, listen, play rhythm instruments and move to music.
Music & Me: Ages 2 – 5
May 29, June 19 & 26, July 17 & 31, August 7 & 28
10:30 a.m.

Music activities are an important and fun way to build literacy, math and social skills. Join us to explore music, instruments, and musical storytelling.
Pint-Size Science: Age 2 and older
June 10, July 8, August 12
10:30 a.m.

From the kitchen to the playground – and even in the car – science is all around us. Join us as we make exciting science discoveries through stories, songs and experiments!
Naomi’s Music Together Age 5 and younger
August 26
10 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Play instruments, chant rhythms and move to music during this class with Naomi Bodine, a teacher trained in the Music Together® program, known for its developmentally appropriate research-based curriculum.
Be A Maker Programs
Maker Camp
Join us for open-ended projects in the Be A Maker space during Maker Camp on weekdays at 10 a.m. through August 14. We'll introduce cool tools, new techniques, and a "F"antastically "F"un theme each week that complements the online activities at presented by Maker Media, Inc.

July 6-10: Fantasy
July 13-17: Funkytown
July 20-24: Farmstead
July 27-31: Fun & Games
August 3-7: Flight
August 10-14: Far-Out Future
Special Programs and Performances
Story Drama Workshops with First Stage
May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17
10:30 a.m.

Age 3 and older. Join First Stage in creative drama activities that encourage self-expression, concentration, and cooperation. Have fun and enhance your creativity by recreating stories inspired by First Stage productions and classic children’s literature.
It’s in the Bank sponsored by WaterStone Bank
May 22, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, August 14 & 28
11:30 a.m.

Age 4 and older. Join us for facilitated play that teaches children about earning, spending, saving and sharing. Children will be the contestants in a fast-paced game show that helps them develop their financial vocabulary and learn to make smart decisions.
Ballet Class with the Milwaukee Ballet
June 8, July 13 and August 10
10:30 a.m.

Join dancers from Milwaukee Ballet II in a beginning dance/movement class. Learn the positions, work on splits, try runs and leaps, and more!
Get Growing with Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
June 9, July 14, August 11
10:30 a.m.

Discover flowers that only bloom at night, hear the story of the sunflower, and learn about honey bees.

Did you know...?
The Museum offers free memberships for families in need. If you would like to sponsor a membership for a needy family click here.

If you are interested in receiving a free membership, please contact our Family Focus Membership Coordinator at familyfocus@
or (414) 390-KIDS (5437), ext. 5.

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