Contact & Location


The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID)
Discovery Building
330 North Orchard St. (map)
Madison, WI 53715

Contact us by email or phone: 608-316-4339
Fax: 608-316-4600


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About the Building

WID is located in the Discovery Building along with the Morgridge Institute for Research and the Town Center. In 2012, R&D Magazine awarded the facility “Lab of the Year” for its collaborative space and dedication to public access and sustainability. Read about the Discovery Partnership.

The Discovery Building also has food offerings, including Aldo’s Cafe and Steenbock’s on OrchardParking and restaurant/dining options for the building are accessible through the Town Center on the first floor of the Building.

The Discovery Building and Town Center hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Note: WID does not manage spaces in the Discovery Building available for rental. To reserve rooms in the Discovery Building, visit