University of Wisconsin Agricultural Campus Historic Architecture Walking Tour

  • Madison, WI 53706
  • Phone: (608) 441-8864

Grab your tennies for the UW-Madison Agricultural Campus Historic Architecture Walking Tour. On Saturday, October 1 there will be timed tours every half hour from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
While on this 90-minute Madison Trust for Historic Preservation walking tour you’ll view architectural gems, including the National Historical Landmark Dairy Barn, Agricultural Hall, the Dean’s House, Hiram Smith Hall and the “Cowlesium,” and learn about trailblazing scientific discoveries made on the campus that have resulted in improved animal and human nutrition, plant genetics and life-saving drugs. Most of the buildings included on the tour were built between 1890 and 1917.
Order advance tickets at www.madisonpreservation.org or 1-800-838-3006. A limited number of tickets may be available the day of the tour. Free parking is available in the Observatory Drive Ramp (lot 36), 1645 Observatory Dr., and Tripp Hall (lot 34), 1480 Tripp Circle.

  • Times: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Admission: $30.00 general admission, $20.00 students, $25.00 Madison Trust for Historic Preservation members