Admission To the Museum is FREE!
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm
WINTER BREAK HOURS – The museum will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. We will have our normal hours the rest of Winter Break.
Self-Guided Tour :
Browsing through the halls of the museum can be enhanced when you bring along your very own copy of our Self-Guided Tour Booklet which you can download here. Copies are also available in the museum.
Guided Tours :
The Geology Museum is a popular tour destination on the UW-Madison campus. From kindergarten classes through adult civic groups, our tours are tailored to deliver age-appropriate content to each group. To learn more, please visit our section on Tours.
The Geology Museum on the campus of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. We are located in Weeks Hall at 1215 W. Dayton Street, two blocks east of Camp Randall Stadium on the corner of Charter Street and Dayton Street.
Parking and Bus Information:
The nearest UW parking lots are Lot 80 (beneath Union South) and Lot 17 (off of Engineering Drive). There are meters located on Monroe Street outside of Camp Randall Stadium, or there are two-hour unmetered spots on the streets south of the museum (but it is often difficult to find an open spot).
Buses operate regularly on University Avenue, W. Johnson Street, and Park Street, all of which are within walking distance of the museum.
See the Madison Metro Transit web site for route and schedule information.