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Discovery Building

330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI 53715

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.

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Facility Info
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  • Exhibits Space
  • Description 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.
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  • Largest Room 1200
  • Total Sq. Ft. 11500
  • Reception Capacity 1200
  • Theatre Capacity 300
  • Onsite A/V Equipment
  • Onsite Catering
  • Banquet Capacity 900
  • Number of Rooms 9
  • Booths 40
  • Classroom Capacity 198
H.F. DeLuca Forum
  • Theater Capacity: 300
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 300
Open Court
  • Reception Capacity: 625
Mesozoic Garden
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1175
  • Reception Capacity: 125
Teaching Labs Wet
  • Theater Capacity: 49
Entire Main Floor
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 11000
  • Banquet Capacity: 900
  • Reception Capacity: 1200
Orchard View Room
  • Theater Capacity: 90
  • Classroom Capacity: 45
  • Reception Capacity: 64
Board Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 22
Small Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 14