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330 N Orchard Street

Madison, Wisconsin 53715

608.316.4100

 

Weekdays 8-5pm

Parking

Visitor parking in lots 17, 20 and 80 costs $1 per 30 minutes for the first two hours and $1 per hour thereafter, up to a maximum of $12 per day. Prices and availability are subject to change. For more info, contact Transportation Services.
Lot 17 Engineering Drive Ramp, 1525 Engineering Drive
Lot 20 1390 University Avenue
Lot 80 Union South Garage, 1308 W Dayton St

Discovery Outreach Programs offer literally hundreds of opportunities annually for people to experience the vibrancy of UW-Madison science.

Through a partnership with the Morgridge Institute and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), these programs range from hands-on programs for school children to a four-day statewide science festival that showcases UW-Madison people and ideas. For a complete list of opportunities, please visit our featured program section below.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mon / Mar 30

    Afterschool Expeditions

    The Town Center at the Discovery Building is an exceptional destination for scientific exploration. Students are invited to explore, engage and discover science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  2. Sat / Apr 04

    Saturday Science: Forensic Science

    Saturday Science at Discovery is a monthly series that features interactive exploration stations centered around a particular topic. Families and learners of all ages are invited to explore hands-on science fun during this free drop-in event in the Town Center.

  3. Tue / Apr 07

    WARF Entrepreneurons: Competitive Intelligence

    Entrepreneurons is a new WARF series focused on bringing the fundamentals of getting a new venture started to the UW–Madison community. Join us for illuminating examples, discussions and networking as we meet throughout the academic year.

  4. Fri / Apr 10

    DIY Science: On Thin Ice

    Hands-on laboratory experiences are not just for kids! Each month, a different activity encourages adult (18+) audiences to put on lab coats, goggles and gloves and get a firsthand sense of cutting-edge research.

330 N Orchard Street / Madison, Wisconsin 53715     608 . 316 . 4100     Open Weekdays 8-5 PM 

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