Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center


(608) 261-4000 -- Monona Terrace Convention Center
TTY: 711 (Local) or 800-947-3529

Fax (608) 261-4049

HoursMonona Terrace is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.*
Rooftop hours Sun.-Thurs. 8:00am-10:00pm
Friday/Saturday 8:00am-midnight
(closed during inclement weather)

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr
Madison, WI 53703

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, a magnificent Frank Lloyd Wright inspired facility on the shore of Lake Monona in downtown Madison, opened in 1997. It plays host to conventions, meetings, banquets, social events, community gatherings, Michael Feldman's "What'd'ya Know?" nationally syndicated radio show, and much more.

Tours are offered Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at 1:00 p.m. November 1- April 30.  From May 1-October 31 tours are offered daily at 1 p.m. All tours are one hour in length. Admission is $5 per adult, $3 per student. Monona Terrace is accessible to visitors with disabilities. Groups of 10 or more can make reservations by filling out this form

The Gift Shop (open 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday) offers Frank Lloyd Wright merchandise and Monona Terrace signature items of all kinds.

GrandView Cafe is open when large events are in the building. Call 608-261-4000 for current GrandView Cafe days and hours of operation. 

The Lake Vista Cafe Hours:
Monday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (open until 8:00 p.m. June - August) (Brunch served until 2pm daily)

*Hours may vary due to inclement weather. Closed the following dates in 2018: January 1, 8, 9, 10, 15 | April 1 | May 28 | July 2, 3, 4, 5 | September 3 | November 22, 23 | December 24, 25

The Rooftop Garden is open Sunday through Thursday 8 a.m.- 10 p.m.  and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m.- 12 a.m.

Community Events Coordinator
Misty Lohrentz
608 261-4062

Tourism Coordinator
Heather Sabin
608 261-4015

Owner:Information Services Specialist .Group:Campus and Visitor Relations
Created:2009-04-13 19:00 CDTUpdated:2018-02-05 13:53 CDT
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