upcoming events

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preschool programs:

Every week (schedule changes in summer and holiday weeks--see calendar for excluded dates), 1-5 year olds and their adults are invited to join us for these special programs, each FREE with paid admission or membership. Registration is not required for these programs but classes may fill due to room capacity and limited supplies. Please plan to arrive a few minutes early. Parental involvement is expected.

  • TUESDAYS, 10:30 am: Tinker Tuesdays. Try simple tools. Build. Make. Create. For ages 2-7 with adult . Sponsored by Trane - Ingersoll Rand Graduate Training Program. Classes start January 8.

  • STRETCH & SHINE YOGA, 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am. Join instructors from The Yoga Place for a playful yoga session that will nurture the inner spirit of each child and promote a love of movement and health. (Mats/Towels not required but are welcome)

  • LITTLE LEARNERS, Thursdays at 10:30 am: Join in the fun with themed craft projects, stories & a snack. Classes resume January 24.

  • WEE MOVE, Fridays at 10:30 am: Giggle, sing & dance with instructors from Misty's Dance UnlimitedClasses resume January 25.

fun forecast: Included with museum admission/membership unless noted otherwise. 

When pre-registration is required, do so online here or call 608-784-2652 with your VISA, MasterCard or Discover payment.
Cancellations 14 or more days before the event will be refunded via Childrens' Museum gift card. Cancellations within 13 days of
event will not be refunded. We may be able to transfer your payment to a similar event if other dates are available.

UPCOMING EVENTS (included with museum admission/membership unless noted otherwise)

Saturdays, January 26, February 9 & 23: Meet Mickey and dog Mishka, 10 to 11 am. 

January 15-18: Some areas of the Museum may be closed or limited during installation of the "XOXO: Love & Forgiveness" exhibit. Check funmuseum.org or facebook.com/funmuseum for announcements.

Friday, January 18: Members-Only Sneak Peek of "XOXO: Love & Forgiveness" exhibit, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Saturday, January 19: Opening of “XOXO: Love & Forgiveness” traveling exhibit.

Saturday, January 19: Kids Build Workshop, 10 am to Noon. For ages 5-11 with adult. Local 1143 carpenters will help you and your child build a wooden project to take home. All tools and supplies provided. FREE with Museum admission but REGISTRATION REQUIRED (limited to 20 participants) 

January 25-27: Celebrate Art Weekend. Join us for a fun-filled weekend celebrating arts of all forms, including an instrument "petting zoo", a theater game class, and much more. Included with admission and membership. Similar events will be happening this weekend at other Wisconsin children's museums.

"Pixies, Kings & Magical Things" at the Children's Museum: Watch the La Crosse Community Theatre performance and then enjoy refreshments and special activities in our program room. Friday, January 25 5:30 to 7:00 pm or Sunday, January 27, 2:00 to 3:30 pm Click the date to get your tickets online or call 608-784-2652.

Saturday, January 26: Viterbo Service Saturday, 10 am to noon. Viterbo University students will add extra fun to your visit with special games and activities.

Friday, February 1: First Friday. The Museum will be open until 7:30 pm on the first Friday of each month this year, along with other downtown La Crosse businesses. Learn more at lacrossedowntown.com.

Wednesday, February 13: Stretch & Shine Yoga, 10:30-11 am. Led by The Yoga Place. For ages 1-5 with adult. No need to pre-register. Bring your own mat or towel (not required.)

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