Docents share the 60 year story of how Frank Lloyd Wright’s “dream civic center” designs were carried forward years later by Taliesin Architects. Visitors will enjoy Wright’s trademarks of dramatic open spaces, strong geometric forms, and breathtaking view of Lake Monona.
Frank Lloyd Wright Tour
Delve into the legendary persona of Frank Lloyd Wright and his connections to the City of Madison.
Museum Gallery Tour
Take an up close look at our new museum-quality exhibits including Beyond The Drawing Board, a multimedia gallery showcasing the 60 year history of Wright’s labor of love that is Monona Terrace, The Wright Picture, featuring the work of acclaimed architectural photographer Pedro Guerrero, and a photography exhibit by Zane Williams featuring Madison’s most captivating landmarks.
Sustainable Business Tour
Focuses on Earth friendly initiatives that earned Monona Terrace the first LEED-EB silver certification for a U.S. convention center.
A smartphone-guided adventure around Monona Terrace full of riddles, trivia and challenges. One smartphone per team required.
Disc-overy Building Activity
Teams create large scale constructions with cardboard discs to mimic the structural skeletons of buildings.
The Wine & Cheese Tour and The Bubbly Tour
Groups of 25 or more are invited to pair their 45 minute tour with a reception, featuring wine and cheese or champagne and gourmet cupcakes made in our on-site bakery.