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University of Chicago

1116 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
773-702-8650
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Ranked #39 of 304 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

You can't beat this campus. Absolutely beautiful even in the pouring rain. Don't miss Rockerfeller Chapel. There is a $3 suggested fee but there wasno one there to collect it when we were there. Stunning and the pictures don't do it justice. The students on campus were very friendly and helpful. Spend some time just wondering around the campus. You'll... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had to park near the University because that was the closest parking spot available to the Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House. We fell in love with the campus! It was very very cold or we would have spent more time exploring the beautiful buildings.

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The second museum campus in Chicago is at the esteemed University of Chicago. The Oriental Museum, the DuSable Museum of African American History, and the Smart Museum are all worthwhile to visit. The gothic Rockefeller Chapel and Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House are architectural gems.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

U of C is one of the best schools in the world. The campus is beautiful and classic in every way. Take a tour of the Quad and you will see what I mean.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

As an academician I love to visit the seats of Higher learning.. After a visit to Oriental museum we moved in the university campus and visited the faculty buildings of Economics, Law, Management and so on. I had an opportunity to inter act with few Graduate students and learnt the university offers a course in oriental and Sanskrit study also.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I love walking through this campus in the late spring, beautiful buildings. It is similar to Oxford University, but you don't have to pay.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have a hobby of visiting college campuses, and I loved this one. It has gorgeous plantings. The main quad and the chapel are beautiful. Check out the Oriental Museum and the campus book store.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

U of Chicago's architecture makes you feel like you are in Oxford. Our visit was very special as our son was there to enter the M Div program.

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Sylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Not only was the campus BEAUTIFUL, the academics and most other aspects were phenomanal. Great way to spend a couple hours, whether on a college visit or just to look around. Deffinitiely would reccomend if you have the chance!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago is really great!A glass domed reading room and a state of the art automated retrieval system that is located underground is truly amazing. Beautiful study spaces and great social center for students.

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