Madison Children's Museum

100 North Hamilton, Madison, WI 53703 Map · Phone number
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4.9 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 50 to 600
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About Madison Children's Museum

We're an out-of-the-ordinary event location where guests are magically transformed into kids again.

So, grab your guest list and start planning that social reception, holiday party, special birthday, Bat Mitzvah, or family reunion. With two floors of event space, plus our rooftop, you can host up to 600 partygoers.

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Seriously, we're super fun!
Seriously, we're super fun!
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Madison Children's Museum
Fun activities for weddings
Fun activities for weddings
Best Unique Venue 2018
Best Unique Venue 2018
Celebration of Love
Celebration of Love
Ceremonies and Receptions
Ceremonies and Receptions
For any type of couple
For any type of couple
Love is Love!
Love is Love!
Fun for guests of all ages
Fun for guests of all ages
Beautiful Rooftop Garden
Beautiful Rooftop Garden
Great Capital Location
Great Capital Location
Surprisingly elegant
Surprisingly elegant
Seriously, we're super fun!
Seriously, we're super fun!
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Madison Children's Museum
Fun activities for weddings
Fun activities for weddings

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7 Reviews for Madison Children's Museum

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.9
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  • Stephanie

    Stephanie · Married on 10/06/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Wonderful Experience from Start to Finish!!!

    My husband and I initially chose the Madison Children’s Museum for our wedding reception because of its uniqueness and kid-friendly atmosphere. We loved that the museum was so colorfully decorated, and that the exhibits were open to our guests.

    All the staff was amazing - Belmont was extremely friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, and professional! My husband and I always felt comfortable reaching out and felt heard regarding our needs and wants. Belmont worked closely with our vendors and he was willing to go above and beyond to help us.

    We still have guests making comments that our cocktail hour and reception at the Museum was one of the best experiences they had...and we have the Museum’s staff to thank for that! We are so happy with our experience and highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for a fun and unique place to celebrate!

    Sent on 11/01/2018
  • User5443094 · 2+ years ago

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Oh my gosh. This venue MADE our reception. Our friends tell us months later how much fun they had at our reception, and others have said that we've set the bar for future weddings. My husband and I are laid back to a fault, and this venue perfectly fit our "chill but fun" vibe that we were going for. We had our ceremony at the court house, so we had drinks and snacks on the roof followed by a sit-down dinner in the art studio. All we had to provide were centerpieces! The walls and exhibits are colorful and fun, making the rooms speak for themselves. We went DIY with the dancing, and the museum sound system worked perfectly to just plug in an ipod and dance the night away. I only had to rent uplights to make the space fun for dancing!

    Our guests loved the exhibits. Two of our guests did full, upside-down spins on the hamster wheel, and a feet-only tournament started on the large pong screen. It was so nice to give people other options for activities besides just dancing and sitting!

    Sarah was great to work with. I emailed a ton of questions and she responded quickly and patiently. She was honest about what we needed to consider and what was probably not necessary for our non-traditional event. I appreciated that she understood the vibe we were going for and could provide great feedback!

    Two drawbacks were that you had to pay extra to have the event extend past 11 (as another reviewer said, we were having such a fun time that the event felt too short!) and that there is no option for a cash bar (you must pay for a open-bar). I understand both of these policies, however, and ultimately they didn't detract from what turned out to be a fantastic event. I would highly recommend this venue!

    Sent on 09/17/2015
  • K

    Kathryn · Married on 07/18/2015

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    We had our wedding at the Madison Children's Museum and it was SO MUCH FUN! We booked the museum for our ceremony and reception because we wanted a unique space that was downtown.We worked with Sarah and she was so helpful with everything. She gave us a tour and even showed my parents around when they were in town visiting. She was responsive to emails and was super organized.

    We had our ceremony in the rooftop garden and it was absolutely gorgeous with all the sunflowers and plants up there. Then our reception was down on the 2nd floor in the art studio. Our guests were free to explore the museum and we received many compliments during the evening. Everyone had a blast!

    I will add too that the museum was open until 4:30/5 (certain sections close earlier) on the day of our wedding, however, there was no issue with set-up. The museum staff handles setting up tables and chairs. We only had to provide our decorations and because the space already has a lot of decorations, you do not need much so if you are thinking about this as a venue, don't let the short time turn you away! We absolutely loved it, and would recommend it to anyone looking for a fun space!

    Sent on 07/20/2015

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Madison Children's Museum FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1275.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    600
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Museum
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Planner
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Wheelchair Access

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  • 100 North Hamilton Madison, 53703 See on map
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