Physics Museum / L R Ingersoll Museum


Email -- Steve Narf, Guided Tours -- James Reardon, Director of Instructional Labs

(608) 262-3898 -- Instructional Program Manager and Museum Manager (Steve Narf)
(608) 262-4526 -- Physics Department
(608) 262-0945 -- James Reardon 

Hours Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

2130 Chamberlin Hall
1150 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

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

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

Keywords:Physics Museum Ingersoll   Doc ID:9686
Owner:Geoff M.Group:Campus and Visitor Relations
Created:2009-04-21 19:00 CDTUpdated:2016-07-22 09:52 CDT
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