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Alliant Energy Center

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713
608-267-3976
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Ranked #31 of 48 attractions in Madison
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Convention Centers
Owner description: Convention and entertainment complex features an Exhibition Hall, hosting conventions and consumer shows, and the Veterans Memorial Coliseum that... more » Owner description: Convention and entertainment complex features an Exhibition Hall, hosting conventions and consumer shows, and the Veterans Memorial Coliseum that holds up to 10,200 people for live concerts. « less
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Rhinelander
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We went to see Trans Siberian Orchestra and it was great. Good seats Good room temps. Only thing is we all thought we were crazy cuz we swear we kept seeing a bird flying around lol Great time overall

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Beloit, Wisconsin, Usa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Appearing a little like a giant cupcake, the Alliant Energy Center is one of the cooler looking old 'coliseum' arenas in the area. It is a medium/large venue for concerts (~10000) but draws all sorts of events. I was there for two rock concerts. Best parts: Being a medium/large venue, there isn't a bad seat in the house. And the... More

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

There are several sections to the Center. I was there to see His Holiness the Dalai Lama, so being able to hear was critical. I splurged and bought the expensive seats and was fairly close to the stage. There really is no excuse for this major failing, and I felt bad for the Tibetan people who have so few opportunities... More

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South Wayne, Wisconsin, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

I have went here for years to attend World Dairy Expo--Huge facility to house all of the dairy related exhibits. Always clean and well lit.

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Sun Prairie
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

we have been to alliant for several events. some, such as the new car show were fine. others, such as the electronics show were dumping grounds for overpriced outdated computer junk.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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76 reviews 76 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This is the Madison big events center, with Monona Terrace being another site. We were there for the Alpaca Show, and a couple of other functions. It pretty much has something going on all year round.

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Orfordville, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Plenty of parking. Funcitonal not fancy. Clean facility. Offers varying venues frorm horse shows to RV displays to concerts.

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Ellsworth, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

if have somthing going on here stay at the sheraton hotel it is the place to stay

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Indianola
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

No complaints about the Alliant Energy Center for the 5 days we were there for the USTA Tumbling and Trampoline Nationals.

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Preston, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Easy to get around in and well organized. A week parking pass would be nice to make available to those attending events all week long.

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