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1 Camp Randall Stadium
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Rank: 1 About 26

Camp Randall Stadium is an outdoor stadium situated in Madison. This is the home of the Wisconsin Badgers Football team and the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. This stadium has seating capacity of 80,321 people. It...

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Address: 1440 Monroe St
Type: Nature and sport


2 Wisconsin State Capitol
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Rank: 2 About 26

Wisconsin State Capitol rises between the picturesque waters of Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. It is a majestic granite structure and glows similar to a beacon, accenting the Madison skyline. In 1836, the first Wisconsin...

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Address: 2 East Main Street
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Chazen Museum of Art
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Rank: 3 About 26

The Chazen Museum of Art is an art museum located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin. It was known as the Elvehjem Museum of Art until 2005. The mission of the museum is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit works...

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Address: 800 University Ave, Madison, WI, United States‎ - (608) 263-2246‎
Type: Museums


4 Henry Vilas Zoo
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Rank: 4 About 26

This is a popular venue with visitors and locals and includes a wide variety of animals from across the world. This zoo currently houses a Red Panda, Meerkats, Cockatoos, Asian porcupines, White-handed Gibbons and Wallabies. The...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 702 S Randall Ave, Madison, WI, United States‎ - (608) 266-4732‎
Type: Parks and gardens


5 Lake Monona
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Rank: 5 About 26

This is a freshwater lake which is surrounded on all 3 sides by the city of Madison. Monona is a Chippewa word which means ‘beautiful’. This lake has a surface area of 3,274 acres, maximum depth of 64 feet...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Lake Monona, Madison, WI, USA
Type: Nature and sport


6 Tyrol Basin
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Rank: 6 About 26

Tyrol Basin is an amazing place to hang out with family and friends.  Half acre to an acre of the hill is almost covered with 15 to 18 inches of artificial snow. The terrain park is open for all, where one can enjoy hiking to...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: 3487 Bohn Rd. Mt. Horeb, WI
Type: Nature and sport


7 Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
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Rank: 7 About 26

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art was formerly known by the name, the Madison Art Center. This is an art museum situated in Madison and is a part of the Overture Center for the Arts. It was the final portion of the center...

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Address: 227 State Street
Type: Museums


8 Madison University
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Rank: 8 About 26

Madison University or the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public research university which is situated in Madison in Wisconsin in United States. This remarkable university was founded in the year 1848 and it became a land...

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Address: 17 Langdon St
Type: Other attractions


9 Downtown
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Rank: 9 About 26

Downtown is a neighborhood in Madison and offers some exceptional range of unique stores, pubs, museums and galleries. It has everything for the residents and the tourists. This is a unique shopping, entertainment and business...

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Address: 615 East Washington Ave., 2nd Floor
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


10 Kohl Center
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Rank: 10 About 26

The Kohl center is situated in Madison in Wisconsin. This center is an arena and an athletic center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This building got opened in 1998 and is the home of the university’s...

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Address: 601 W Dayton St
Type: Nature and sport


11 Olbrich Botanical Gardens
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Rank: 11 About 26

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is named for its founder, Michael Olbrich. The gardens are owned and operated by the Madison Parks and the nonprofit Olbrich Botanical Society. Officially established in 1952, the gardens were made up...

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Address: 3330 Atwood Ave
Type: Parks and gardens


12 The Madison Square Garden
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Rank: 12 About 26

The Madison Square Garden is built as a boxing arena and also used for concerts. The current ‘Garden’ is the fourth to bear the name and has a capacity of 20,000. It is home to the New York Rangers ice hockey and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 802 Regent St, Madison, WI, United States‎ - (608) 251-4744‎
Type: Parks and gardens


13 Waterfront Festival
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Rank: 13 About 26

Waterfront festival is an annual music festival featuring rock, country music, alternative rock and hip hop. It runs on the Labor Day weekend. The annual On the Waterfront Festival has become Illinois’ largest music festival with over...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 1840 Yahara Pl, Madison, WI, United States
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


14 Wisconsin Historical Museum
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Rank: 14 About 26

This is a historical museum which displays the history of the region over several years. The museum is situated adjacent to the State Capitol building on 816 State Street in Madison. There are rotating exhibitions and educational...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 30 N Carroll St, Madison, WI, United States‎ - (608) 264-6565
Type: Museums


15 Geology Museum
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Rank: 15 About 26

The Geology Museum is also known as the UW-Madison Geology Museum. It is a geology and paleontology museum which is housed in Weeks Hall in the southern part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The main exhibits here...

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Address: 1215 West Dayton Street
Type: Museums


16 Maduro
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Rank: 17 About 26

This is a warm and smoky bar and is the only legal place in the town where smoking cigars is allowed. The bar has a great list of wines and cocktails and there is free music played here by local bands five nights in a week. The...

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Address: 117 E Main St, Madison, WI, United States‎ - (608) 294-9371‎
Type: Nightlife


17 State Street
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Rank: 18 About 26

State Street is a pedestrian mall situated in Downtown Madison. This is a seven block bustling thoroughfare that runs between the university and the Capitol Square. It buzzes with activities day and night. It offers an array of...

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


18 East Towne Mall‎
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Rank: 20 About 26

East Towne Mall offers a range of services, stores, shops and such attractions for its visitors.  There is also wheelchairs accessibility here at the mall. This mall is home to all favorites of the visitor’s stores like JCPenny,...

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Address: 89 E Towne Mall
Type: Stores and shopping malls

Attractions close to Madison


Circus World Museum - 32 mi
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Two hundreds of history in a big collection of artifacts and documents. It includes over 210 original wagons used by American circuses, and a collection of rare photographs.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 550 Water St ,Baraboo
Distance: 51.5
City: Baraboo

Type: Museums + Share

Neighbouring places: Madison


Baraboo - 32.4 mi

Situated in Sauk County in Wisconsin, USA, the city of Baraboo is located along the Baraboo River. Formed as a result of glacial action, it covers an area of...

Distance: 52.1
City: Baraboo

Janesville - 33.2 mi

Janesville is located in southern Wisconsin, United States. It is the principal municipality of the Janesville, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area and the county seat of Rock County. It is called by the name “Wisconsin’s...

Distance: 53.5
City: Janesville

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