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University of Wisconsin - Madison

Address: 716 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
Phone Number: 608-263-2400
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Ranked #8 of 122 things to do in Madison
Type: Colleges & universities, Sights & Landmarks
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Crestwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There's a little known mansion on the grounds of the University that is just a must see attraction when everything is in bloom when we were there, Another is the State Capitol that is open to the public to view. One more thing while we were there they had what they call a street fair, they call it "Maxwell Street"... More 

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cincinnati
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Having been through Madison driving cross country I didn't realize how nice the University is until we did this college visit! It's beautiful and the layout is so nice compared to many Universities we've been visiting. Madison is very nice.

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Istanbul
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294 reviews 294 reviews
199 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Spacious and lively campus; very close to the state capital; restaurants, bars, shopping areas all around. Every time I visit the campus, I make sure to stop by at Daily Scoop either at Memorial Union or Union South to get a few scoops of their famous Babcock Dairy Ice Cream. It's by far the bets ice cream I ever had... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Awesome town. Just our first visit to the Graduate School side of Univsersity. Very hopeful all will work out. Seemed like a great school.

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Bustling, beautiful campus surrounding the state capital. Amazing Autumn colors & scenery in September. Great shopping including boutique specialty stores. Whole Foods, high end restaurants and family eateries. Small town atmosphere close to Madison and the university. Great experience. I visit every year.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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262 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Fabulous grounds and views of Madison's lakes and the capitol building. Particularly beautiful in summer! Famous party atmosphere to boot. Soak it up and enjoy! Ohh, yeah..... you could also learn something here too if you're so inclined!!

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Naperville, Illinois
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14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The UW is the best! Academically it is tops. Everyone works really hard during the week, but when the weekend arrives...Let the fun begin! There is so much school spirit here that it stays with you through a lifetime. Like I said, a top notch university, giving you one of the best educations possible, and it sits on a large... More 

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Racine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Visited the commons for a great view on a beautiful summer day. Plenty of seating (of course, since it's summer and most students are away).

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Tularosa, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Visited the UW campus at Madison; campus visit was enjoyable and also enjoyed the downtown area of Madison and all of it shopping and restaurant activities.

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Overland, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband had never been to Wisconsin so we headed north after my business in Rockford, IL, to Madison. It was a beautiful June early evening and we stopped to stretch and see the U of W campus. The campus is beautiful and sprawling. We ended up at the student union and found a wonderful summer evening concert underway. Nearly... More 

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