Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Olbrich's Thai Pavilion and Gardens
Where is Thailand?
[World map showing location of Thailand]
A beautiful gift
The pavilion is a gift from the Thai government and the Thai Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association to the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
The University gave the pavilion to the City of Madison, which placed it at Olbrich Botanical Gardens as an ideal setting to share this cultural treasure.
The Thai Pavilion
• The only Thai pavilion in the continental United States.
• The only Thai pavilion outside of Thailand surrounded by a tropical-styled garden.
Can you find…
• The mythical serpent symbol called the Naga
• The statue at the bridge entrance
• Scales in the paving patterns of the pathway
• Scales in the bridge rails
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places
Location. 43° 5.553′ N, 89° 19.987′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from Atwood Avenue 0.2 miles west of Walter Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Starkweather's Harried History (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John M. Olin (about 600 feet away); Olbrich Park (about 600 feet away); Third Lake Passage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Olbrich Park / Michael B. Olbrich (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riley House (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Let The Great Spirits Soar" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bear and Lynx Effigy Mounds (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Also see . . . Olbrich Gardens. Thai Pavilion page on Olbrich Gardens web site (Submitted on October 16, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 15, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 2. submitted on October 18, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 3. submitted on October 16, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on October 18, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on October 16, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.