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University of Wisconsin - Madison

716 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
608-263-2400
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Type: Educational Sites
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Naperville, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
51 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Orlando, Florida
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147 reviews 147 reviews
19 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

My son and I did a visit when he was accepted at UWM. We went up in February, and it was still delightful. The temp was about 11, but the campus was very vibrant. We loved the layout, the buildings, the atmosphere and the spirit. Everyone there was happy that there were or were going to be a Badger. The... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Gotta love UW - Madison. It is huge and has tons of facilities, including a beautiful lake and old buildings. My daughter just enrolled and I appreciated the great reception and orientation activities for her move-in and early adaptation to college life.

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Grayslake
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

A wonderful experience from an enjoyable afternoon on the Lake..the Rathskeller , the outdoor dining, watching the boats and just a quiet peaceful place to be...Mass at St. Paul's was also an experience as well as the Gardens o Campus

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I'm going to miss this place. I suspect that the astronomers here are really superheroes. They changed my life in ways I never anticipated and appreciate a bit of eccentricity-sorely needed in science these days IMHO!! I leave in a month for Kansas City to get my own cape. :)

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