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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 #6 of 43 Attractions in Madison
Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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290 reviews 290 reviews
197 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
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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616 reviews 616 reviews
252 attraction reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Chicago, Illinois
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153 reviews 153 reviews
66 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The topography (rolling hills) and the location (along the shores of Lake Mendota) are idyllic, Add to that the traditional buildings and the modern architectural buildings and you have an incredible setting for a university. You can feel the energy on the campus where many events (planned and impromptu) are always happening. Simply a delight to visit any time of... More 

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Superior, WI
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Madison is a classic college town, but with a mix of other culture and state politics added in. Lots of things to do in Madison, many of which (but not all) revolve around the University. The UW facilities are first-rate. Their "Engineering Complex" of several huge buildings dwarfs many other colleges and universities by itself. Camp Randall is totally cool.... More 

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