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Kohl Center

601 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53715-1279
+1 608-262-1440
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Gorgeous Venue

Enjoyed a Badger Hockey game here. Vendors were very friendly and helpful. Alot of history on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tjwick77
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Antigo, Wisconsin
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Badgers vs Indiana. Fly the W!!!!

Took my son to see a Badgers basketball game. Badgers vs the Indiana Hoosiers. Of course the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
XLsDADDY
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“great venue” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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601 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53715-1279
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a Badger Hockey game here. Vendors were very friendly and helpful. Alot of history on display for Wisconsin Sports. Gift shop (expensive) for Badger apparel and souveniers. The sound and lights that accompanied the game were excellent!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my son to see a Badgers basketball game. Badgers vs the Indiana Hoosiers. Of course the Badgers beat them thanks to a dominant performance by Ethan Happ. He scored a seasons best 28 points. The stadium is beautiful, clean venue, and best of all...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building with very easy access (parking is awful but that's Madison). Very easy to get around in however some of the seats are a little tricky to get into. Overall very nice.

Thank Vach
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We've been to games at the Kohl Center before and enjoy the venue very much. After the Badger/Ohio State game, we had hoped to do a little Christmas Shopping before leaving the Center but were surprised to find the gift shop closed. Had we know,...More

Thank I2947RHgregb
Reviewed 5 December 2017

My visit time to a UW-Madison men's basketball game since it was in the old fieldhouse. What a phenomenal facility. Big thanks to all donors who made this possible.

Thank susiegigi
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had never been to the Kohl Center before- my husband had been for a Badger Basketball game. They dont serve alcohol at concerts. And the pre-sale tickets are in BFE

Thank A-Mmom9
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Was at the Kohl Center for a concert, The Foo Fighters. Smaller arena for a concert, however, the sound quality was great. I did hear that some seats were padded where others are not. This venue does not serve alcohol at all. This is due...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a concert this November. The venue was nice. Parking sucks in the area so u less you take an Uber you will be walking. Beat would be to get to state street area ahead of time and have a few drinks before getting...More

Thank Josh O
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were there for the weekend series of college hockey. The sound system isn't the best. Some seats had padded coverings and some didn't. Security was "iffy" as they took one of my friends purse to "lock up" and yet the next friend that went...More

Thank smalltownNorthDakota
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Some friends and I went to a music concert here. They pack way too many people into the venue. If you stand the seats are pushing in the back of your legs, if you sit the uncomfortable seats wear on your body. The acoustics are...More

Thank Shawn L
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sh1520
18 October 2017|
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Response from Shawn L |
No, they do not
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Jessie C
4 October 2017|
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Response from loriccollins |
Doubletree or Hampton inn. both very nice.
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