Down the halls of Epic's campus: Treehouses, waterfalls & more — 8 things to know

Epic, the EHR vendor that powers a number of hospitals throughout the U.S., has one of the largest workplaces of all time, according to Atlas Obscura.

With a workforce of nearly 10,000, the software giant's campus — located just outside of Madison, Wis., in Verona, Wis. — is so mystical that it resembles something like a city out of a fantasy novel. In fact, one of its rooms was inspired by the Harry Potter saga.

Here are eight features of Epic's grounds, as reported by Atlas Obscura.

1. A red treehouse serves as a conference room

2. Underground tunnels and skyways help connect buildings

3. A moat and a medieval drawbridge separate modern glass buildings

4. An auditorium located five stories underground that accommodates 11,000 visitors

5. A life-size Grand Central Station featuring walk-in train cars

6. An Indiana Jones themed hallway

7. A farm campus with a four-story barn, milk jugs, butter churns and tractors

8. Plenty of sculptures of seals and elephants, including wax figurines of the Blues Brothers

Click here to read Atlas Obscura's description of the campus. 

Editor's Note: This article was updated on Jan. 10, 2018 at 4:42 p.m. to remove a claim that the campus was one of the most expensive workplaces. The original source did not have evidence of such claim.

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