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Address: 601 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53715
Phone Number: 608-262-1440
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: Home for the University of Wisconsin Basketball and Hockey teams seats...
Home for the University of Wisconsin Basketball and Hockey teams seats 17,142 for basketball games and between 15,000 and 17,000 for live concerts.
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A jewel of the UW Wisconsin Madison campus

A beautifully maintained arena for sports. Comfortable seating, reasonably good food. And dont forget to check out the Dave Chiluly glass sculpture hanging above section 104... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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87 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have attended several events here. Main floor seating and routine seating is wonderful; acoustics are great and lay out of the building is impressive. It's easy to find concessions and bathrooms. The problem in design is the higher levels, in which the seats feel as if they are pitching forward. We went with friends and some left after very... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A beautifully maintained arena for sports. Comfortable seating, reasonably good food. And dont forget to check out the Dave Chiluly glass sculpture hanging above section 104 doors.

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nw arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have been to many Kohl Center events, Cher, Rod Stewart, Badgers Basketball, but my favorite is the UW Band concert in the spring. The Kohl center is a wide open, nice place for every event.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My daughter attended a Badger basketball camp at Kohl Center. What a fun day for the girls! The facility is beautiful. Clean, bright, nice courts. What a thrill for them to play on the big floor. I love the Chihuly glass in the entryway. Very nice stadium!

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Monroe, WI
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love watching hockey here! It's perfect - cheap local parking, spacious, well-maintained, and plenty of clean bathrooms. You can always get food and drinks when you want to, and there's an awesome on-site store. What more could you want???

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great place for UW Basketball games. Lots of restrooms and concessions. Recommended. Don't park close, but ride the bus, it's easier on everyone.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I disliked the way the door staff behavior was at both events. they were very rude for no reason at all to the attendees for the graduation ceremony. During entry for the game, they were dismissing people w/ valid tickets. Leaving gaping holes in the seats, like the team hadn't any fans.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

UW basketball and hockey teams play here. It's a good-sized college stadium, and prices are moderate. One note: Each seat space is on the smallish side, especially considering the plus-sized rear of the average citizen. You'll sit literally cheek to cheek, elbow to elbow while watching a game or a band concert. **Be sure to look for the beautiful Dale... More 

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Would you believe we weren't there for a basketball game? We vastly enjoyed the VARSITY BAND CONCERT! 250 Marching Band members showing off their musical talents! What a show!! If you haven't ever experienced this you really need to put it on your to do list.

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We attended the UW Varsity Band concert at the Kohl Center. Our seats were on the first level, to the side of the stage. The sight lines were great but the sound seemed muddy. I think the acoustics would have been better had we been sitting straight on to the stage. Nevertheless, we had a great time. As for parking,... More 

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Additional Information about Kohl Center

Address: 601 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53715
Phone Number: 608-262-1440
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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