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Kohl Center

Address: 601 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53715
Phone Number: 608-262-1440
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Ranked #19 of 122 things to do in Madison
Type: Arenas & stadiums, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Home for the University of Wisconsin Basketball and Hockey teams seats 17,142 for basketball games...
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Type: Arenas & stadiums, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

All type of meals can be found here . Chinese, American fast food and also Italian meals. It is great idea to stop by the food court on day. yummy food in store for you

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Istanbul
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294 reviews 294 reviews
199 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Wisconsin's basketball and hockey arena. Great crowd, all seats seem to be good. Overall a good experience. They don't serve alcohol but offer some really good food. Definitely try the Babcock ice cream.

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114 reviews 114 reviews
46 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We are Purdue fans who like to visit other big ten stadiums. What an electric place to watch a basketball game! The Wisconsin fans were great! We had our Purdue gear on and they couldn't have been nicer! We had a blast!

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Fun night good crowd. Easy in and out. Worth the visit. Kohl center is very clean and well run. The hockey game has become a production. A good place to bring children because there is no alcohol served. And this year it's not a sell out.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Kohl Center is an exciting place and watching UW Basketball is a fantastic experience! Great fun for all ages.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Great place to see a badger hockey game...the crowd is great as are the concessions and not a bad seat in the house. The only drawback is parking...arrive a little early so you can find parking or prepare for a hike!

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Fantastic venue for watching hockey! Doesn't seem as if there is a bad seat in the place. The long wait for Babcock ice cream is worth it :)

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Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Is awesome at the Kohl! Very family friendly & a price performer if you're looking to take the whole gang.

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East Troy
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A nicely designed facility, easy to get around, however there are no escalators for the upper levels which can be an issue for those who have trouble with stairs. Limited elevators. Poor access to parking.

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Rockford, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The atmosphere for the Illinois-Wisconsin men's basketball game was extremely disappointing, but the arena was new and well kept. It's probably unfair though because the game was during Christmas break during the coldest winter in the Midwest since mammoths lived here. The fans, including the students that were there, seemed mostly disinterested. I had high expectations because I had heard... More 

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