UW-Madison welcomes learners and explorers of all ages to campus to experience science as exploring the unknown at the 13th Annual UW-Madison Science Expeditions on March 20, 21 and 22, 2015!

  • All campus events are free and open to the public. Bring your family and friends.
  • A welcoming event for visitors of all ages!
  • Get a first-hand look at the 2015 Schedule (coming soon).
  • There are no tickets required for any of the on campus events or venues.
  • Science Spectaculars have specific starting times; first come, first seated.
  • Start your journey with Hands-on Exploration Stations at the Town Center in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery building at the heart of campus. The stations are flow-by exhibits staffed by UW scientists. You can explore each station as long as you please.
  • The free Science Expeditions Trolley will speed you between venues while you embark on a scientific journey tour led by UW-Madison Tour Guides. 
  • Nearby parking can be found in Lot 20 at 1390 University Avenue, Lot 17 at 1550 Engineering Drive, and Lot 36 at 1645 Observatory Drive. Use the new real-time parking website to find available spaces in parking lots around campus. 
  • For more information or questions about this event, contact Tom Zinnen at (608) 265-2420 or zinnen@biotech.wisc.edu.


Science Expeditions is made possible through these partners and participating centers, departments and organizations.

Science Expeditions 2015

Travel Information

Schedule (coming soon)

Exploration Stations (coming soon)

Exploration Destinations



Maps & Timetables from last year:

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