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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. Sat / Sep 05

    Saturday Science: Bugs, bugs & more bugs

    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.

  2. Mon / Sep 28

    Strategies & Methods for the Study of Metabolism

    This two-day workshop will feature introductions to metabolism research methods and technologies currently performed on campus, focusing on practical considerations in designing and performing experiments that are relevant to researchers on campus who are either doing or considering metabolism research.

  3. Tue / Sep 29

    Strategies & Methods for the Study of Metabolism

    This two-day workshop will feature introductions to metabolism research methods and technologies currently performed on campus, focusing on practical considerations in designing and performing experiments that are relevant to researchers on campus who are either doing or considering metabolism research.

  4. Sat / Oct 10

    Celebrating Healthy & Purposeful Aging

    Join us for a family-focused exploration of health, happiness and well-being across the lifespan. You’ll hear entertaining talks and hands-on activities that can enrich your life. Start the day with a special edition of Saturday Science focusing on your “super powers.”

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

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