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Address: 330 Femrite Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3716
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We toured the facility and listened to the videos regarding the solar system and especially the earth. Walked around the marsh and observed the enjoyed the nature trails.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 December 2016
Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We toured the facility and listened to the videos regarding the solar system and especially the earth. Walked around the marsh and observed the enjoyed the nature trails.

Thank beardperson
Orangeburg, South Carolina
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Best part of my Trip! Came for the 45th Annual NAAEE Conference, but the Center was the best part. Glad I paid the extra fee. The Shack is everything I had thought it would be. The view of the Wisconsin River was Awesome. Best time of the year. The leaves were perfect.

Thank dcurlee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We came here for several years with our grandchildren for their educational program for pre-schoolers. The classes were so much fun, and wonderfully educational at the same time. The center is great, lots of wonderful exhibits as other reviewers have noted. The grounds are beautiful, but for me the best part of the center are the staff.

Thank Press-on-regardless
Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a nice Nature Center near Madison. Only 20 acres but has well maintained trails and abundant wildlife.

Thank Denise M
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

ALNC, as they call themselves, has excellent nature programs for kids. Kids take field trips there during the school year and they run excellent run outside with the wind in your hair camps that teach ecology and nature facts.

Thank Comelona10
Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I came here as part of a Master Naturalist program, but other visitors included Girl Scouts and families. Lots of interactive and fun exhibits plus a beautiful facility. We experienced an amazing hi-tech program, showing a very large lit globe, that demonstrated projected worldwide results of climate change. Our group was impressed. Unfortunately we didn't have time to walk the... More 

Thank Mary A
Madison, WI
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112 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Have been to several Charity events here. What a great building. Perfect for any age, something for everyone!

Thank holeinone44
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

I've lived in Madison for several years and have not gone to this center. It's awesome! I think I enjoyed it more than my kids. Really easy access for kids and usually not busy. Trails were sloppy the day we went so wear rubber boots!

1 Thank foodisfun2014
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

The Aldo has long been a wonderful place for families to visit and enjoy the outdoors. Now they have added some amazing indoor attractions also, including a 360-degree immersion theater where you can (for example) experience what it would be like to zoom out into the universe. And don't miss Science on a Sphere, a huge rotating globe with a... More 

Thank JLPA
Madison, Wisconsin
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151 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

A little hidden gem in Monona/Madison. The grounds are wonderful to walk. Great place for kids to explore and learn more about the environment and outdoors. Good indoor exhibits. Very kid friendly.

Thank Teamhoffmann

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