Take a journey into the living sciences and increase your science savvy. A state-of-the-art research laboratory where visitors can participate in hands-on workshops, available by appointment only. Read more.
The L.R. Ingersoll Physics Museum is a public, hands-on physics museum located in room 2130 Chamberlin Hall. The museum is open to visitors from 8 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Read more.
This is where the magic happens. This sparkling new facility in the heart of campus houses two world-class biomedical research institutes bringing together researchers from across the sciences. Read more.
The dome opens for free tours of the night sky on first and third Wednesdays. Observation (visibility) status provided via Twitter 30 minutes prior. Read more.
The Insect Research Collection is a treasure trove for nature lovers. There are also live Madagascar hissing and death’s head cockroaches. Tours are available by appointment for up to 10 people. Read more.
Milk is an important product in Wisconsin. Many of the foods we enjoy every day originate from the dairy herds around the state. Watch and learn while cows are milked at 4:30 p.m. every day. Read more.
We’re not America’s Dairyland for nothing. We recommend the Berry Alvarez, Orange Custard Chocolate Chip, and Blue Moon flavors. Read more.
OAO launched in 1968 on an Atlas-Centaur rocket & was in operation until 1973. Partially built here at UW, it was the 1st observatory in space & remains in orbit. The full flight backup is on display. Read more.
Get your dinosaur fix here... and make sure to check out the fluorescent rock display while you're at it! Read more.