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Directions to Overture Center

 

The Overture Center is located at 201 State Street in downtown Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Please note: all routes are subject to change and may need to be adjusted due to construction or special events.

 

From the east - Interstate 94

  • Take I-94 west to Highway 30 (straight ahead) 
  • From Highway 30, exit right on Highway 151, also known as East Washington Ave (look for the "To Capitol" sign)
  • You will be heading straight for the State Capitol building.  One block before you reach it, turn right on Webster Street
  • After 2 downhill blocks, Webster will turn left and become Dayton Street
  • To park in the State Street/Capitol ramp, continue 3 blocks on Dayton Street, and then turn right onto Carroll Street.  Entrance to the ramp is on your left. 
  • To park in the Overture Center Ramp, continue 4 blocks on Dayton Street, which will turn left and become Fairchild Street.  Follow Fairchild one block, passing in front of Overture Center, and then turn right on Mifflin Street.  The ramp entrance will be one half block up on the right. 

 

From the north - Interstate 90/94

  •  From I 90/94, exit on Highway 151, also known as E Washington Ave (Look for "To Capitol" sign)
  • You will be heading straight for the State Capitol building. One block before you reach it, turn right on Webster Street
  • After 2 downhill blocks, Webster will turn left and become Dayton Street
  • To park in the State Street/Capitol ramp, continue 3 blocks on Dayton Street, and then turn right onto Carroll Street. Entrance to the ramp is on the left. 
  • To park in the Overture Center Ramp, continue 4 blocks on Dayton Street, which will turn left and become Fairchild Street.  Follow Fairchild one block, passing in front of Overture Center, and then turn right on Mifflin Street.  The ramp entrance will be one half block up on the right. 


From the south - Interstate 90

  •  Take Interstate 90 West
  • Exit Highway 12-18 West (the Beltline)
  • From 12-18, exit onto John Nolen Drive north.
  • Follow John Nolen into town.  You will cross Lake Monona and see the downtown ahead. From John Nolen, exit left on Broom Street.  Go five block and turn right onto Mifflin Street for Overture Center and Overture parking.
     


From the west - Highway 18-151; Highway 14; or Highway 12 

  •  Heading toward Madison, exit Highway 12-14-18 East (the Beltline)
  • From the Beltline, exit onto John Nolan Drive north.
  • Follow John Nolen Drive into town. You will cross Lake Monona and see the downtown ahead. From John Nolen, exit left on Broom Street.  Go five block and turn right onto Mifflin Street for Overture Center and Overture parking.


Parking and Public Transportation
 
Overture Center’s central location on the corner of State and Fairchild Streets ensures easy access to convenient downtown parking.  Two cashier-operated parking structures adjacent to Overture offer more than 1,400 short-term and all-day public parking spaces.  Additional parking ramps can be found on State Street and the Capitol Square, and on-street metered parking is also available for short-term parking in the downtown area. 
 
Parking meter rates vary and are posted on each meter. Meters in lots and ramps are enforced 24 hours daily, 7 day per week. Street meters are enforced 8 AM to 6 PM, Monday through Saturday.

For more details about parking in downtown Madison, visit www.cityofmadison.com/transportation/parking.cfm.
 
Both the Overture Center parking ramp and the State Street Capitol ramp have elevator access and marked stalls for persons with disabilities.  Metered parking spaces are also available on the street. Vehicles with disabled plates or hangtags are exempt from time limitations and may park at no charge at parking meters designated for 30 minutes or more.
 
Additionally, several City of Madison Metro Transit public bus lines travel State Street, and bus stops are located near Overture Center's entrances.  Visit www.cityofmadison.com/metro/ for more information about public transportation.