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Address: 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125
Phone Number: 626-395--6811
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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seminar day

Seminar day every year is great with up to 6 lectures on current topics and research. I never fail to learn something.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Reisterstown, Maryland
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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Took our nephew here with his fiancé to take engagement photos. Cal Tech is the perfect place with many location on campus to capture beautiful photos. Great landscaping and architecture.

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Seminar day every year is great with up to 6 lectures on current topics and research. I never fail to learn something.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I was fortunate enough to get an inside tour of parts of the incredibly beautiful CalTech campus by a family member who is a post-doctorate fellow there in the Chemistry Department. This is one lovely and special place. The buildings are a mix, some old, some newer, all beautiful and architecturally stunning. The grounds are marvelous with many varying trees,... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Such an interesting place to visit! More of a think tank that grants degrees than a standard university, Cal Tech sprawls across gorgeous campus with some unusual architecture and some fabulously gifted people. It's full of quirks and characters. But worth visiting!

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Well, since i drive by almost every day i don't think of visiting, but when i come to attend events i find it a lovely place to walk, sit and enjoy the gardens and buildings. I like the seismology building that looks as if it is shaking. It is cool just to tell people you walked around Cal Tec. Just... More 

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Montrose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The Caltech Campus is a great place for a Sunday walk. The buildings, fountains and landscaping are spectacular. The Athenaeum is the finest hotel in Pasadena. Albert Einstein lived in one room. The Beckman Auditorium has multiple noteworthy events open to the general public. During non-school hours parking is free and there are pay per the hour meters available in... More 

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Palm Desert,CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

One of the finest scientific Universities in the USA, the peaceful grounds are a treat. Nice change from busy Old Town and worth a look.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

5.15.2014 - Students Ditch Day: clusters of students in T-shirts, shorts, funny hats, held signs, marched peacefully all over campus. Amusing ! Who would have thought brainiacs and nerds are up to antics like that! They took over the pool too. 5.17 & 5.18.2014 was Caltech Alumni Weekend. So encouraging to see so many Alumni members gathering to celebrate and... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

A beautiful place to walk around, with many exhibits. Take a free historical tour. See where many famous scientists lectured, and lecture now, and where many famous discoveries were, and are being, made. Attend a public lecture. Visit the cafeteria, bookstore, and libraries. Filming location for several movies and TV series, including Big Bang Theory.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Whenever I'm in Pasadena I make it a point to drop by the Caltech campus. Tip:It is easier to find 2hours free parking spots along San Pasqual St. Both my dog and I enjoy walking the 124 acres beautifully landscaped and well maintained grounds. (My previous neighbor was a landscaper at Caltech and he said they have a team of... More 

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Address: Address: 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125
Phone Number: 626-395--6811
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena

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