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Bowdoin College

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Address: , Brunswick, ME
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Description: This small, elite college is located in Brunswick.

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Excellent College Museums!

A beautiful college w/ many museums and very well groomed grounds! Very nice people in the campus, many activities for kids too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Coventry, Connecticut
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Coventry, Connecticut
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148 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A beautiful college w/ many museums and very well groomed grounds! Very nice people in the campus, many activities for kids too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Outstanding information session led by Ms. Whitney Soule, Director of Admissions. She truly reflect the heart and soul (pun intended) of this fine institution of the highest standards to "the common good!"

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Mohrsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The day was lovely and this beautiful campus just added to the day. So serene and stately, it made you want to sit just and enjoy your surroundings. The buildings are full of architectural delight and history. We visited the Perry-Macmillan Arctic Museum. so much to see and all for free!!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We bicycled around beautiful Bowdoin College on a quiet summer day. The campus was green and lovely with the quiet summer buzz from the activity of a reduced college population. it wd have been a great spot for a picnic with the terrific lobster roll we picked up from Libby's. Next time...

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Kansas City, Missouri
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Very pretty campus with classical quad. WE visited the art museum which was fantastic as well as an Richard Perry museum both of which were free.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Considering the student population this campus is large. Very historic. We were there as prospect student. The art museum models itself after museums in France. The entrance is through a glass vestibule so not to harm artwork open in and closing doors. When they make improvements it is from the inside out do not yo harm the integrity and historic... More 

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Temple, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Bowdoin College has so many distinguished graduates--among them Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It is a beautiful, old campus with a wonderful art museum and gift shop. The museum had no entrance fee. Brunswick is a great old town to explore!

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Concord, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Scenic campus that has a couple of museums... Art and an Arctic. Had lunch in the Union and it was pretty good and fairly priced.

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washington dc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Check the Bowdoin International Music Festival website in the spring for a full calendar of concerts in July by advanced music students from all over and the professional musicians working with them. Held in different venues on the campus. We just heard a free morning concert at the Bowdoin College of Art. What a difference a chamber, this one a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Pretty campus. Good place to walk or just sit and soak up the atmosphere. A couple of museums to visit.International Music Festival every summer. Good place to relax under a tree.

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