Aldo Leopold Nature Center Madison, Wisconsin

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Green is the new white this wedding season! Whether you envision a simple outdoor ceremony or grand reception, we have unique, scenic and eco-friendly facilities to meet your needs and impress your guests! In addition, ALNC can offer your guests exciting one-of-a-kind experiences like custom shows in the Science On a Sphere, views of native Wisconsin habitats and nature activities, interactive exhibits, and much more to make your special day as unforgettable as your love for each other!

The Monona Campus, just 10 minutes from downtown Madison and within a mile of two hotels, offers a spectacular natural setting in an urban oasis.

This site features a prairie, wetlands, forests and state of the art interactive exhibits like the Science On a Sphere for guests to enjoy as part of the reception should you choose to do so, as well as many unique indoor and outdoor options.

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Contact Info

330 Femrite Drive • Madison, WI • 53716

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 150 / 150

Our reception area allows for comfortable seating of 150 guests. Use of 22 6'ft tables and 2 8'ft tables is included in our half day and full day White Pine Packages.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Atrium, Garden

On-Site Cuisine Options: No onsite catering available


Budget Tier: $

Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 1,500

Site/Rental Fee: $2,950

Wedding packages vary by time sit is used and how much assistance from staff is requested, and how much equipment is needed. Our full day White Pine Package which includes a ten hour rental of our entire campus, use of tables, use of av equipment, and staff assistance is $2,950. Prices go down from there.

Venue Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Internet Access
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Parking Lot
  • Tables and Chairs
  • WiFi Access