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Kohl Center

601 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53715-1279
+1 608-262-1440
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Do not go here for a concert

I had never been to the Kohl Center before- my husband had been for a Badger Basketball game. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A-Mmom9
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Concert Venue

Was at the Kohl Center for a concert, The Foo Fighters. Smaller arena for a concert, however, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara B
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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hockey game” (17 reviews)
“great venue” (12 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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+1 608-262-1440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here a few times for sporting events and when they used to hold their commencements. It is a good size arena and seats are comfortable. The place is clean and well maintained.

1  Thank Betty C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Such a smooth entrance for a college hockey game, easy arena to move around in. We didn’t try any food but sure did enjoy the roomy seats.

Thank travelingtoday
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Even though the Badgers lost, we had a great time at the game. Great seats! Great overall experience

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch a basketball or hockey game. Good site lines. Facilities are kept in Immaculate condition. Will be attending a high school graduation soon. Which shows it's versitility.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We visited this past week for UW''s annual Marching Band concert. When you think of the Kohl Center you think mostly of the wonderful sports teams of Wisconsin. But let me tell you this concert was fantastic in a fantastic building. The acoustics and performance...More

Thank RonW763
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sh1520
18 October 2017|
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Response from Shawn L |
No, they do not
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