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Address: 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
Phone Number: 847/491-3741
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A wonderful day of exploring!

Northwestern is one of America's great universities and the surrounding neighborhood is a picture postcard "college town. It is the ideal exploring adventure for any family. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Northwestern is one of America's great universities and the surrounding neighborhood is a picture postcard "college town. It is the ideal exploring adventure for any family. The university has events such as theatrical productions, concerts, exhibits every day. These can range from comedy shows to rare book exhibits and from football games with 25,000 fans to a solitary walk along... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I often take drives down just to see the campus. I have seen many of them around USA, and this one remains one of my favorites. It is very historical. As well, you get a sense of European architecture.

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Pulaski, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My first experience at an opera was Northwestern's Dead Man Walking this weekend. The show was wonderful! The addition of scrolling text at the top of the stage, even though it was an American opera, was very welcome. Northwestern has some extremely talented opera and instrumental music students. Concessions during the intermission would have been a welcome addition and made... More 

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Dallas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Northwestern is a top notch school with many beautiful buildings and the students there receive a wonderful education. The town of Evanston is a perfect place for the students to escape from campus and had many great restaurants and shops.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

World class education set on a magnificent lakefront campus just north of Chicago, the great American city. What more could anyone want? One of the world's leading research universities coupled major conference athletics, world class theater programs and top shelf professional and graduate programs. This place is truly special.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A world class university with programs that are among the finest in the nation. Where else can can an undergraduate be trained at storied theatre or journalism school while also receiving an Ivy League caliber academic experience? The highly rated Kellogg Business School is also located on this campus. Situated on Lake Michigan, the Evanston campus is lovely, the facilities... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A great place to go to school. Beautiful campus within a little town. A school located right on Lake Michigan.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great campus to visit. They have a good football stadium called Ryan Field where the Wildcats play. I also liked the fact that they have a beach right by the campus. What more could the students ask for in summer.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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283 reviews 283 reviews
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We have been to many campuses across the USA. Northwestern is a clean, busy and easy campus. They are always building more facilities. Enjoyed sports events there and fireworks on the shoreline. The university does not seem to have a "center" of campus and is spread out along Lake Michigan, but still very accessible.

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Evanston, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This university is not only beautiful--right against the lakefront--but it's also the home of so many cultural events. Pick-Staiger Hall has fabulous musical offerings. The theater department is one of the nation's best. There's an art museum that has unusual exhibits. The students come from all over the world with many, many Asian students. I work with international students in... More 

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