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Kohl Center

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Address: 601 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53715-1279
Phone Number: 608-262-1440
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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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Fun at a manageable size venue!

I've been to concerts and basketball games at this beautiful facility and you can't beat it! The atmosphere is electric, it's not hard to get around and it's safe!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
599cindyk
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Waterloo, WI
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Waterloo, WI
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to concerts and basketball games at this beautiful facility and you can't beat it! The atmosphere is electric, it's not hard to get around and it's safe!

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Naples
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82 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.........have always enjoyed this venue.....unfortunately my last two visits because of the VERY cramped seats.....I have had to leave because of the SUPERSIED seat mates.

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Wisconsin
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hockey, Hockey, Hockey. Badger Men's Hockey. Parking can be a challenge but it's worth it to see hockey. College Hockey. Comfortable seats. Loud horn when a goal is scored. I haven't been there for any other event, just hockey.

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Thank Nikki V
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

state of the art facility located downtown. A lot of places to eat nearby, but parking is difficult.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We (my husband, his friend + fiancee, and me) got tickets to a uw-umich ice hockey game. The stands were about a third full, but enthusiastic. It was a relatively close game until the end, and the crowd was passionate. The view from the second balcony was spectacular. Despite being indoors, we all kept our winter jackets on (and to... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

GREAT FACILITY for UW Badgers Sports MENS HOCKEY is our favorite .Great layout with plenty of concessions ,bathrooms, seating and store. GREAT FUN !!! GO! GO!! GO!!!

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Great arena that is fairly new. Amazing atmosphere and awesome team. We have season tickets and don't plan on giving them up any time soon.

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Farmington, Minnesota
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140 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my wife for a concert. Very overcrowded of a place. Beverages were watered down at concessions stand. Xcel energy Center is 100 times better than this place.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My husband and I have season basketball tickets and always like coming to this venue. We are up in the "nose bleeds" and still have a great view of the court. They also have delicious concession food :)

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The venue itself was clean and easy to get around in.... HOWEVER parking is horrible and so were the majority of the event staff. There was more security at a high school wrestling event then there are at many rock concerts I have attended. The security detail inside of the actual arena were rude. The police that were present were... More 

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