Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center

Located at N7725 Highway 28 in Horicon, Wisconsin, the Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center brings a modern design and amenities for enhanced visitor services. Admission is free.

The lobby of the building features a spectacular Marsh Viewing Area, a Children’s Discovery area that provide seasonally changing hands-on activities for children to explore various facets of nature, a front desk providing visitor information, and the Flyway Gift Shop which has a range of items for visitors to enhance and remember their experience at Horicon Marsh.

All proceeds from the Flyway Gift Shop benefit the Friends’ mission of supporting Wildlife Education programs and events. Or shop online!

The Center is also home to the Explorium, an interactive tour of the marsh from the Ice Age to present day. There is an admission fee for the Explorium. Learn more here!

Classrooms and Auditorium

In the lower level of the Center are two classrooms, which can be opened into one large room. The classrooms have direct access to an outdoor patio featuring a giant map of Horicon Marsh. The patio leads visitors onto trails that travel down to the edge and through the marsh.

There is also an auditorium with seating for up to 100 people. It includes an 8-by-12-ft. screen and rear projection audio-visual system capable of high-definition projection. This system can project laptop computers, DVD and Blu-Ray discs, all of which can serve the needs for a wide range of meetings, conferences, workshops and public education programs.

The classrooms and auditorium are available for rental by government, nonprofit and corporate entities.

Horicon Classroom

  • Size: 21 ft. by 32 ft.
  • Maximum capacity: 30 people

Mayville Classroom

  • Size: 21 ft. by 32 ft.
  • Maximum capacity: 30 people

Auditorium

  • Size: 68 ft. by 32 ft.
  • Maximum capacity: 100 people

The auditorium can be used as a formal theater, banquet hall or workshop space.

Available Equipment

  • TV/VCR
  • Overhead projector (transparencies and pens not included)
  • Flipchart stand (paper and markers not included)
  • Slide projector
  • Floor podium
  • Microphone
  • Microphone stand
  • Tripod easel

For an additional cost, you may also order coffee and/or cookies for your event. There are also vending machines on the premises for limited soft drinks.

View the Facility Use Policy.

Pricing

Nonprofit and Government Agencies

Half Day Full Day Evening Weekend
Classroom $35.00 $50.00 $35.00 $50.00
Combined Classrooms $60.00 $75.00 $60.00 $75.00
Auditorium $50.00 $100.00 $50.00 $125.00

Corporations

Half Day Full Day Evening Weekend
Classroom $60.00 $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
Combined Classrooms $80.00 $150.00 $100.00 $150.00
Auditorium $100.00 $200.00 $125.00 $225.00
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