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SUMMER HOURS: From June 1 through August 31, the Museum will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesdays through Sundays (+ open until 7:30 pm on the first Friday of each month)!
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: Tinker Tuesdays, 10:30 am Try, build, make and create and join us for some free thinking fun! Sponsored by Trane - Ingersoll Rand Graduate Training Program.
THURSDAYS: Little Learners, 10:30 am. Make and take, learn and play...we have fun the toddler way! Join us for stories, crafts, games, and snack! Ages 1-5 with adult.
SUMMER FRIDAYS (June-August): Wee Move, 10:30 am. Join instructors from Amanda's Academy of Dance to sing, dance, giggle, and move! Ages 1-7 with adult.
SATURDAYS: Creative Connections, 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Crafts, games and more.
First Fridays Open Late until 7:30 pm. Come to downtown La Crosse on the first Friday of each month (through November) for extended hours and special activities at many businesses. Get $5 admission after 5:00 on each First Friday at the Museum!
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 Children's Museum gift card. Cancellations within 13 of event will not be refunded. We may be able to transfer your payment to a similar event if other dates are available.days
CAMP CURIOSITY SUMMER DAY CAMPS
Each 5-day session is $90 per member child, $105 per non-member child or choose one or more single day sessions for $30 per member child, $40 per non-member child. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.
July 15-19: Intergalactic Expeditions Camp for ages 6-8, 8:30 to 11:30 am.
FULL July 22-26: Dynamic Dinos Camp for ages 4-6, 8:30 to 11:30 am.
July 29-Aug 2: Prescription for Play for ages 4-6, 8:30 to 11:30 am and for ages 6-8 1:30 to 4:30 pm.
August 5-9: Things that Go Camp for ages 6-8 8:30 to 11:30 am.
August 12-16: Playful Professions Camp for ages 4-6, 8:30 to 11:30 am.
MORE SUMMER FUN All activities are included with Museum admission/membership unless otherwise noted
Saturday, July 20: Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary, 10 am to 2 pm. Celebrate the Moon Landing throughout the museum with special games, activities and science experiments.
August Sundays: Back to School Month, 1 to 3 pm. Enjoy crafts, activities and make your own creative back to school gear to get your kiddo ready for school.
Saturday, August 10: National S’Mores Day, 1 to 3 pm. Make a yummy s’more.
Saturday, August 17: Kick off to Kindergarten, 10 am to 2 pm. Kick off the school year Children’s Museum style—with silly, smart FUN for children preparing to start kindergarten! Enjoy games, activities, crafts and more throughout the museum. Meet police officers, teachers, and other community members dedicated to helping you succeed!