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Oberlin College

173 West Lorain Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 775-8121
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Oberlin
Type: Educational Sites
Most recent review
- Feb 19, 2013
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English first
South Amherst, Ohio, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Cleveland, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

had a meeting, the service was terrible, clerks were unhelpful, and with my course prof was more interested in women students, more helpful to them, hotel was horrific, roaches, food average, high priced, avoid

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Oberlin Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Ohio USA
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115 reviews 115 reviews
84 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

The town of Oberlin as well as the College have much to offer - from art to music to architecture to history. Just a walk around town will reveal many beautiful buildings, some with hidden treasures like the collonade behind Bosworth Hall with the sculpted faces of past Oberlin professors, to the Japanese pond and garden behind the music conservatory.... More

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Kelleys Island, OH
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Pristine campus, wonderful surroundings. Were with relatives visiting the College with their soon to be college bound daughter.

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Lorain, Ohio
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Really cool college town setting, small, old time stores and theatre. Fanatastic school for the arts. Known World-wide. Walking down the streets will bring back memories if you are old enough.

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Berkeley, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We were visiting as part of a college trip and found our guides and the campus charming.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

A wealth of musical talent, contacts, and overall great faculty grace the community with the finest in concerts and theatre.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The liberals that populate this college make a mockery of the graduation week. They ought to just cancel it since most courses have no grades anyway and who knows how you progress in four years...

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