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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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Another lovely venue on the UW campus

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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321 reviews 321 reviews
102 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
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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Wisconsin
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134 reviews 134 reviews
25 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Came for the UW band show. I'd been to hockey games here before, but the band show was amazing. Everything but elephants.

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Wisconsin
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75 reviews 75 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great time! However, Kohl Center needs to change their policy for kids in wheel chairs! Students who are in wheel chairs are not allowed to sit with their classmates! Something needs to be fixed.

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New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had a blast watching our Badger Hockey Team. The seating is definitely not friendly for larger people and the lack of cup holders kind of sucks(we lost a soda and a pretzel).

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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244 reviews 244 reviews
58 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Well, we just finished up the Badger’s men’s basketball season at the Kohl Center and what a great season- and a great venue. We had good experiences at every game we attended. Even though our seats were in Section 312 we had an excellent view of the court plus it was fun watching the activities in the student section from... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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293 reviews 293 reviews
198 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
47 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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