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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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ice hockey on one of the coldest days of the year

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2016
Nineran
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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114 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Thank Brian S
Madison, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Thank vachaan
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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42 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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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Frequent flier at the Kohl center for a number of sporting events. Staff does a great job keeping things under control and the lines are always pretty quick so my family is happy. Recently my business invited me to a box and I have to say the food was pretty disappointing for what I'm sure they paid for it.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

The hockey game we saw wasn't so good, but the Kohl center stood out as a wonderful place to watch a game. Great graphics on ice & great sound system. I will go back maybe to a basketball game & a hockey game when the team gets a little better.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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101 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Great facility of the University of Wisconsin for basketball, hockey, concerts and other events. Do not miss when visiting Magnificant Madison Capitol City of Wonderful Wisconsin!

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Thank Gary G
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131 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

The Kohl Center is a great venue for sports or concerts. It seats about 17,000 for basketball or hockey and can sit smaller crowds for concerts. The facility is well designed with clear sight lines. Concourses and restrooms are more that adequate. There are plenty of food options and a big Badger gift shop on site. A smaller hockey facility... More 

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