Physics Museum / L R Ingersoll Museum

Web -- Tour Calendar 

Email -- Steve Narf, Guided Tours  -- Department of Physics 

(608) 262-3898 -- Instructional Program Manager and Museum Manager (Steve Narf)
(608) 262-4526 -- Physics Department

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Closed on weekends, legal holidays, or when physics department is closed. 

2130 Chamberlin Hall
1150 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

University of Wisconsin Foundation
US Bank Lockbox
P.O. Box 78807
Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807

Donation Instructions: 

The L.R. Ingersoll Museum is a free public, hands-on physics museum. Their exhibits primarily focus on demonstrating basic physical concepts, from mechanics to atomics. The Ingersoll Museum also has some historical instruments on display.

For guided tours, which run about 50-60 minutes, contact Steve Narf at (608) 262-3898 or via email at Please make reservations one week in advance. 

For large groups, campus venues, and logistics, contact UW Campus and Visitor Relations - Campus Visit Program at (608) 265-9500 or

There is no designated parking, but the closest lot is Lot 20 and is available hourly.

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Created:2009-04-21 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-03-02 16:25 CDT
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