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Address: 173 W Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone Number: (440) 775-8121

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A college with a palpable history.

Spending time on the Oberlin College campus not only gives one a palpable sense of history but affords one endless opportunities to hear great music, due to the almost daily... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
Michael G
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Spending time on the Oberlin College campus not only gives one a palpable sense of history but affords one endless opportunities to hear great music, due to the almost daily performances of conservatory musicians and singers representing a wide range of genres.

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Lancaster, California
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24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I was completely enchanted with the art museum at Oberlin. First class, important artists, important art, and yet plenty of 'fun' art.

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Hartselle, Alabama
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am an Oberlin parent. I love the campus!. The buildings are works of art. Check the conservatory calendar if you are in the area. The concerts and performances are done by students but you would think you were at a professional event. Many of the performances are free and the ones that charge are reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

II love the fact that I came and visited the campus when the leaves are still autumnal in colors. The campus has a beautiful vibe and definitely amazing architecture and buildings. The campus is surrounded with friendly people, awesome and healthy places to eat nearby, to find trees (under or up on the trees) to read books or to just... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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41 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Wanted to visit the college and visit my families homestead. Wished I could have spent more time. Loved the skyline. Hope to get back soon and visit the libraries.

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Classic architecture, next to city square, charming. Wish we could have been there when school was in session, and will plan on a return visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My 3 kids and myself went on the Common Grounds Canopy Tour in Oberlin, Ohio. We had seen it on TV and decided to give it a try. It met all of our expectations. I was apprehensive initially but by the end it was all good. There were 7 zip lines of varying lengths. The last being the best at... More 

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South Amherst, Ohio, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

If you're just wanting to visit beautiful buildings and a quaint college town, this is a nice place to visit. The college itself, while highly rated educationally/culturally, has some exclusive practices such as banning certain townspeople from their property. (example...for skateboarding there.) Finney Chapel, The Chinese Missionary Memorial, and Fairchild Chapel are beautiful historical buildings. There is a new music... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The college gives alot to see and do but need to check what is available on their web site. The Observatory is great for young and old, THe town has a lot of history for all races to see and enjoy.

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

I work at a very small college with only three buildings. I live in Oberlin and am so happy to be able to walk around on this beautiful campus, attend events, and belong to their fitness center. I love Oberlin College!

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