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Not just for students

The UW Memorial Union Terrace is the "back yard" of Memorial Union, but is so unique it is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dixiedorena
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Madison, Wisconsin
Always Worth a Visit

A UW-Madison campus gem. The Memorial Union has had a recent facelift. With or without the facelift... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The UW Memorial Union Terrace is the "back yard" of Memorial Union, but is so unique it is a destination in itself. Of all the campuses I've visited, none come close to the Terrace as a welcoming venue for the entire community. It's not unusual...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank dixiedorena
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A UW-Madison campus gem. The Memorial Union has had a recent facelift. With or without the facelift it’s a great place. Be sure to have some Babcock ice cream - it’s delicious. There are cafeterias, a coffee bar, lots of places to hang out, murals,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jan N
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Memorial Union Terrace has been THE BEST place to just pull up a chair and chill since I was a student here. Excellent place for meeting friends or for making new friends. Grab a bratwurst inside at The Rathskeller and bring it outside to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 0221Serendipity
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I love this place, one of my favorite in the city. We visit it often, especially in the summer. Sometimes we park right at the ramp, the others we walk/bike all the way from picnic point. It's a nice scenic walk by the lake, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank M800
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The Memorial Union Terrace is the best, most happening place in Madison. It's especially wonderful in the summer to hang out and sip a beer and hear some good music.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paula W
Wisconsin_Union, Public Relations Manager at Memorial Union Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you so much, Paula. We are honored to have shared another Terrace summer with the community. We have thousands of events indoors and outdoors throughout the year and hope you will stop by again soon!

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We went there for the free music and the laid back atmosphere and ended up enjoying the absolute best pizza ! It was an incredible evening as they all tend to be in the Terrace ! Whether you eat or just sit around playing cards...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Wisconsin_Union, Public Relations Manager at Memorial Union Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your experience, including the pizza! Your feedback will be providing to our dining team and incredible student leaders, who plan most of our programs. Your words truly mean so much to our team. We hope you stop by again soon,...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Met with friends for morning coffee. The Terrace was not busy at that early hour. We enjoyed chatting and looking out over the beautiful lake. A gorgeous location with several dining choices for lunch and dinner.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travelingal2
Wisconsin_Union, Public Relations Manager at Memorial Union Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your review, Nancy, and for making us part of your and your friends' morning. We hope you will stop by again soon.

Reviewed 5 October 2018

They serve a variety of food, and drinks all day that you can bring outside, with brats and burgers outside. It’s a especially nice at sunset. They also have bands on the weekends. You see lots of students, staff, couples, and families. We usually park...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tealie1
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The Memorial Union is justly famous as a student magnet. Sit on the terrace, have a bratwurst and a beer, and watch the boats on Lake Mendota. (This may not be feasible in months when temperatures are below freezing....)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leatherstocking88
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Terrace is as beautiful today as it was when I roamed the University over 35 years ago. What a great place to share a pitcher of Wisconsin's finest brews while watching sale boats skip across the beautiful waters of Lake Mendota.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Badgers1980
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Sarah S
7 July 2016|
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Response from Wisconsin_Union | Property representative |
Hi, Sarah, You are allowed three guest passes within a 12-month period, with the period beginning when you receive your first guest pass. After you receive three guest passes, a membership is required to purchase... More
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Frank O
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Response from Mike R | Reviewed this property |
Nope, It is normally a great place to watch sporting events BUT is now under a major remodeling project.
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Lbuoscio
31 July 2015|
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Response from Wisconsin_Union | Property representative |
Bikes are not allowed on the Terrace, but there is plenty of bike parking nearby. Hope to see you soon at Memorial Union!
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