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Kohl Center

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Address: 601 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53715-1279
Phone Number: +1 608-262-1440
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30
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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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Great venue

The kohl center is a great venue for both hockey and basketball. The only downside is the concessions more specifically the drink selection.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Nathan E
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The kohl center is a great venue for both hockey and basketball. The only downside is the concessions more specifically the drink selection.

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Thank Nathan E
Portage, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But it's worth it. It's a beautiful place with the Chahuly chandeliers. You need to go to an event there. It's a must.

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Thank sunnydayinwis
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our youth hockey team went to the Koch Center to see the Badgers play the US National Team Development Program Under-18 team play. The seats were in the lower bowl for only $18.00. The WI student section was packed and they seemed to have a blast. The band kept them going and charged up. I enjoyed watching them almost as... More 

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Thank Justin G
Waterloo, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

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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Thank 599cindyk
Naples
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

.........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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Thank TravelerFL
Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

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

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Thank Ellie M
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 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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Thank Nineran
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 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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Thank johnbI3489UO
Delafield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 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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Thank MantisToboggan2014

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