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weekly/monthly programs:

 Included with museum admission/membership.
Registration is not required for these weekly programs but classes may fill due to room capacity and limited supplies. Please plan to arrive a few minutes early. Parental involvement is expected. No classes on Holiday weeks. Most appropriate for ages 1 to 7. 

TUESDAYS: Tinker Tuesdays, 11:00 am. Try, build, make and create and join us for some free tinkering fun! Sponsored by Trane - Ingersoll Rand Graduate Training Program. 

WEDNESDAYS: Mini Math-Makers 11:00 am. January only. Join us for this special program in the month of January for fun STEAM projects and activities using simple math skills. 

THURSDAYS: Little Learners, 11:00 am. Make and take, learn and play...we have fun the toddler way! Join us for stories, crafts, games, and snack!  

FRIDAYS: Wee Move, 10:30 am. Join instructors from Misty's Dance Unlimited to sing, dance, giggle, and move! 

First Fridays Open Late until 7:30 pm. Come to downtown La Crosse on the first Friday of each month 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.

Friday, January 24-Saturday, January 25: Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 5:30-7pm & 8-9am.
Bring your stuffed animal to their very first sleepover! Join us Friday from 5:30-7 for museum play and snack to drop your cuddly friend off for a fun night of fun and memories! Then come back Saturday morning from 8-9am, pick up your stuffed animal and make a photo album with all the fun photos from your stuffed animals adventures the night before. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. $5 per child members/$12 per child non-members and $1/adult

Saturdays, January 25, February 8 & 22: Meet pet therapy dog, Mishka, 10-11 am. 

Saturday & Sunday, January, 25-26: Celebrate Art Weekend.
Join us for fun filled weekend celebrating the arts of all forms with fun games and activities including an instrument petting zoo, a theatre games class, and much more! (In partnership with the Wisconsin Children's Museums)

Sundays in February: Children’s Dental Health Month, 10am-Noon.
Join us for fun activities and learn how to keep those pearly whites sparkling! This month every child who comes to the museum will receive a free toothbrush from Mooresmiles Dental!

Friday, February 7: First Fridays Open Late until 7:30pm.
The Museum is open late until 7:30pm every First Friday (except December) with $5 admission after 5:00!

Saturday, February 22: Children’s Museum 21st Birthday Party, 9 am-5 pm.
Help the Museum celebrate its 21st birthday with party fun all day long! Make fun party hats, crafts, enjoy special guests, a bubble wrap stomp, celebrate with cookies and more! PLUS enjoy 20% off on all FUN shop purchases for the day.

Saturdays, February 22, 29, March 21 & 28: Fairy Tale Fun with Artist In Residence Ryan Send, 10 am-1 pm. Join our Featured Artist in Residence Ryan Send for some creative Fairy tale fun and learn some new styles of art!



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If you/your child cannot attend a program for which you are registered, please notify us as early as possible so we can make your space/s available to others. 
Full refunds will be given for cancellations received 8 days or more in advance of the program date. Within 7 days of the program date: refunds of $10 or higher will be given via Children’s Museum gift card (redeemable for anything at the Museum with no expiration date), and one or more single admission passes will be given in lieu of refunds totaling less than $10.  No refunds will be given if you do not attend the program and fail to notify us in advance. If the Museum cancels or reschedules an event you are registered for, due to low registration or other, we will give as much notice as possible and payments will be transferred or refunded in full. Cancellation policies differ for birthday parties, facility rentals, multi-day programs/summer camps and for some special events. Please see your confirmation form for details or contact us if you have questions about an individual event.