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Indoor Adventures

Whether you’re chasing a toddler in our children’s museum or trying to outscore your teen while bowling, there’s non-stop indoor action for every age in Madison, WI!

AGES 0-5

Madison Children's Museum

Madison Children’s Museum: Three floors of fabulous fun, including Wildernest, a global village that mixes climbing and crawling, and the Art Studio, home to finger paints (and art smocks!).

Keva Sports Center: Sip coffee from the concession area while your little ones play with parachutes, soccer balls, mini trampolines and basketball hoops! Open play is available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and there are also many open play events throughout the year.

Crawdaddy Cove Waterpark: Madison’s only indoor waterpark is located within the Holiday Inn & Suites Madison West, but day-trippers can also take advantage of this attraction! Young ones love the SS Crawdaddy Shrimp Boat and the Louisiana Bayou Adventure.

AGES 6-10

Vitense Golfland

Vitense Golfland: Along with their countless outdoor activities, Vitense is also full of indoor fun with a Madison landmark mini-golf course and redemption arcade featuring everything from Skee-ball to skill cranes.

Sky Zone Madison: Get ready for an exhilarating, energy-burning experience at this trampoline park—also home to fitness classes, a ninja warrior course, bouldering wall and more.

Cave of the Mounds: Have fun saying words like spelunking, stalagmites and stalactites at Cave of the Mounds, an underground national landmark full of shimmering pools and crystal formations. Plus, the cave stays a comfortable 50 degrees year-round, regardless of the weather outside!

AGES 11-15

Ultrazone Laser Tag

UW-Madison Sports: Share your Badger spirit by cheering on college athletes at a UW-Madison game. The Kohl Center is home to the nationally-ranked men’s basketball team, and the UW Field House hosts the women’s volleyball team, which went to the NCAA Elite Eight in 2018. Who knows, you might have a future Badger on your hands!

Ultrazone Laser Tag: Embark on a high-energy, action-packed adventure at this multi-level laser tag arena located on Madison's west side.

Madison Capitols Hockey: Root, root, root for the home team at a Madison Capitols hockey game! The Capitols are a Tier 1 junior ice hockey team and the games are just as exciting as the NHL!

AGES 18+

Bowling Alley

Bowl-A-Vard Lanes: Forty lanes of fun! A state-of-the-art scoring system was added in 2016, so you can focus on your game. Then, go to the bar and focus on pool, darts, foosball and shuffleboard!

The Sett at Union South: Between a climbing wall, bowling, pool and foosball, there are countless ways to compete with your friends at the Sett (the scientific name for a badger’s den). Winner buys pizza!

Escape This: Find clues, solve puzzles and crack codes all within sixty fun-filled minutes in one of four themed escape rooms.