Discovery Building

  • 330 N. Orchard St.
  • Madison, WI 53715
  • Phone: (608) 316-4382

The stunning physical features of the first floor of the Discovery Building, called the Town Center include interactive water wall, a lush Mesozoic-era garden that soars three stories high, and “discovery niches”—hands-on stations for self-guided scientific exploration.

Accommodations
General
Venue/Restaurants

Accommodations

  • On-Site Dining
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Free Wi-Fi

General

  • Days/Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Cards Accepted

  • Master Card
  • Visa

Amenities

  • A/V Equipment Onsite
  • Banquet Facility
  • Conference Facility
  • Non-smoking Available
  • Onsite Catering
  • Private Room
  • Restaurant/Bar
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Private Dining
  • Outdoor Seating
  • ADA Compatibility

General

  • Wi-Fi

Meeting Facility

  • Number of Rooms: 9
  • Total SqFt.: 11,500
  • Largest Room: 1,200
  • Theatre Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Capacity: 900
  • Classroom Capacity: 198
  • Reception Capacity: 1,200
  • Exhibit space
  • Booths: 40

The award-winning, sustainably designed Discovery Building on the UW–Madison campus offers inspiring spaces for use by campus and community groups. The spaces accommodate lectures, expositions, receptions, banquets and cultural events such as theatrical and musical performances.

Floorplan: View Floorplan

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name SqFt. Dimensions Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
H.F. DeLuca Forum 0 X 300 200 300 220
Open Court 0 X 0 0 0 625
Mesozoic Garden 1,175 X 0 0 0 125
Teaching Labs Wet 0 X 49 0 0 0
Entire Main Floor 11,000 X 0 0 900 1,200
Orchard View Room 0 X 90 45 0 64
Board Room 0 X 0 22 0 0
Small Conference Room 0 X 0 14 0 0