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Wisconsin
UW La Crosse Archaeology Center and Lab
East Avenue
UW-La Crosse
La Crosse
Phone 608 782-1980
Web Site http://perth.uwlax.edu/mvac/
Description working laboratory with public access, displays of recent excavations, archaeology methods, local inhabitants
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology

 

  WI

  Dodgeville

  Museum of Minerals and Crystals

  4228 State Hwy 23 N

  Dodgeville WI 53533    

  Phone   608 935-5205

  Web Site  http://www.comportone.com/cpo/events/events/museum/wisconsin/minerals.

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  Alt Web  http://www.dodgeville.com/members/Museum_of_Minerals_Crystals.html

  Description  rocks, minerals, crystals

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  New or Updated:  10/27/2004

 

    WI
 
Madison
 
Ingersoll Museum & Exploratorium
 
Sterling Hall Rooms 1323 & 1328
 
475 North Charter Street
 
Madison  WI   53706    
 
Phone   608 262-4526
 
Web Site  http://demo2.physics.wisc.edu/Museum/Museumhome.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:srnarf@facstaff.wisc.edu
 
Description  small museum on physics
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Physics
 
Owner/Operator:  UW Madison
 
New or Updated:    6/7/2004

  WI
 
Madison
 
Madison Metropolitan School District Planetarium
 
201 South Common Road
 
Madison WI    53717  
 
Phone   608 663-6102
 
Web Site  http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/planetarium/public.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:gholt@madison.k12.wi.us
 
Description  school district facilities has some public shows
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
New or Updated:  6/18/2004

  WI

  Madison

  UW Madison Geology Museum

  1215 West Dayton St

  Madison                    WI            53706    

  Phone   608 262-1412

  Alt Phone   608 262-2399

  Web Site  www.geology.wisc.edu/~museum/

  Description  minerals, rocks & fossils found in Wisconsin

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  New or Updated:             9/29/2005


  WI

  Madison

  Space Science and Engineering Center

  1225 West Dayton Street

  Madison   WI     53706    

  Phone   608 263-3373

  Web Site  http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/contact.html

  E-mail  mailto:terrig@ssec.wisc.edu

  Description  research, images data, software, news, education

  Type of Resource   Science

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  7/29/2004

 

  WI

  Madison

  Space Place

  1605 South Park Street

  Madison  WI

  Phone   608 262-4779

  Web Site 

  Description  outreach activities by UW Space Astronomy Laboratory

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Astronomy

  New or Updated:  7/28/2004

 

 

  WI

  Madison

  Washburn Observatory

  1401 Observatory Drive

  Madison    WI

  Phone   608 263-6750

  Web Site  http://www.astro.wisc.edu/Washburn/

  E-mail  mailto:webmaster@astro.wisc.edu

  Description  15 inch refractor telescope

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Observatory

  New or Updated:  7/30/2004


Wisconsin
Madison
U W Zoological Museum

IE Noland Zoology Building
250 North Mills Street
Madison WI   53706
Phone 608 262-3766
Web Site http://www.wisc.edu/zoology/museum/museum.html
E-mail mailto:jakirsch@facstaff.wisc.edu
Description by appointment only - collections in ornithology, mammalogy, osteology, ichthyology, herpetology, malacology, histological, and more
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Zoology
Research /Reading Library

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Wisconsin
Menasha
Barlow Planetarium
UW Fox Valley
Menasha WI
Phone 920 832-2610
Alt Phone 920 832-2848
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

  WI
 
Milwaukee
 
Discovery World - The James Lovell Museum of Science
 
815 North James Lovell Street
 
Milwaukee  WI  53233
 
Phone   414 765-9966
 
Alt Phone   414 765-0777
 
Web Site  http://www.discoveryworld.org/home.html
 
Description  machines, test pilot training, Entrepreneurs Village, 4cast center
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Kind of Activity   IMAX
 
New or Updated:  6/26/2004
 

  WI

  Sparta

  Museum of Modern Technology

  200 West Main Street

  Sparta  WI

  Phone   608 269-4500

  Web Site  *****

  Description  web site is closed OCT 2004, most information available is from 1999

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  New or Updated:  10/28/2004

Wisconsin
Waukesha
Horwitz Planetarium
Lindholm Building
222 Maple Avenue
Waukesha WI
Phone 262 970-1083
Web Site http://ns4.swl.net/horwitzplanetarium/
Description school district facility with public shows
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Owner/Operator: School District of Waukesha
New or Updated: 10/13/2002

  WI

  Willliams Bay

  Yerkes Observatory

  373 W Geneva Street

  Willliams Bay WI   53191    

  Phone   262 245-5555

  Web Site  http://astro.uchicago.edu/yerkes/

  Description  noted facility has public tours Saturday mornings

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Observatory

  Owner/Operator:  University of Chicago

  New or Updated:           10/20/2004

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