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Madison Children’s Museum cuts ribbon on new Wonderground, opens to public

Published: Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:31 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Madison Children’s Museum officially opened its doors this week to a new outdoor activity center, the Wonderground.

Tucked behind the museum, the 10,000 sq. foot Wonderground boasts a thicket climbing sculpture, the museum’s 1830′s-era log cabin, and a giant bucket turned on its side.

The new outdoor play area is now open to the public after Saturday morning’s kickoff to WonderPalooza. The fun continues over to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., as Madison Children’s Museum welcomes kids to come run, jump, climb and explore.

Wonderground
Wonderground(Madison Children's Museum)

Sunday’s programs include:

  • Hammer Time with Findorff, 10 am-noon, Rotary Stage
  • DrumPower, 10-10:30 a.m. (weather permitting)
  • Log Cabin Living, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Wonderground Bark Art, 1-3 p.m.

On Thursday afternoon, Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, museum staff and supporters, as well as other community leaders gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony, celebrating the new Wonderground.

Wonderground
Wonderground(Madison Children's Museum)

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