Ideas for Outings

State Parks
Local Area for fishing during warmer weather
State Park Headquarters in Eagle, WI
State Capital
Veterans Museum in Madison
Hoard Museum and Dairy Shrine in Fort Atkinson
Jefferson Historic Museum
Local Farmer’s Market
Petting zoo in Concord
Deer Park in Janesville
Retzler’s Nature Center and Planetarium-Waukesha

Madison: Some Free Things to Do

Olbrich Botanical Gardens (free admission daily)
Bolz Conservatory at Olbrich Botanical Gardens (Free on Wednesdays and Saturday Mornings)
University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum (Free exploration year –round)
Governor’s Mansion (Free Tours offered mid-June through August and during holiday season)
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (Free Admission and educational programs)
UW-Madison Geology Museum (Free Admission)
Chazen Museum of Art (Free Admission)
Henry Vilas Zoo
Wisconsin Historical Museum (Free admission for children 4 or under; Free Tours for all visitors at 1pm)
Kids in the Rotunda (Free Show every Saturday, October through April )- Overture Center for the Arts offers free programs and performances designed for children and families
Wisconsin Science Museum (Free admission)

Waukesha / Milwaukee Area:

AMC Sensory Friendly Films-
Frame Park
Mitchell Park Domes (Free for County residents from 9am -12pm on Mondays) Family Kite Festival at Veteran’s Park on Memorial Day Weekend
Milwaukee County Historical Society Museum ($7)
Milwaukee Public Museum (Free General Admission Days are the 1st Thursday of every month) or $25
Urban Ecology Center: Riverside Park, Washington Park and Menomonee Valley
Discovery World- Cost is between $14-19. Or you can check out groups of 10 or more for pricing
Waukesha County Museum
Retzler’s Nature Center and Planetarium-Waukesha