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Address: Middlebury, VT
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One of best campuses in the NESCAC

We've been to Bowdoin, Williams, Amherst, Bates, Colby, Tufts, Wesleyan--but the Middlebury campus is our favorite. Athletic fields, hockey rink, golf course, and new fieldhouse... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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126 reviews 126 reviews
26 attraction reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We've been to Bowdoin, Williams, Amherst, Bates, Colby, Tufts, Wesleyan--but the Middlebury campus is our favorite. Athletic fields, hockey rink, golf course, and new fieldhouse are close to the main quads. Take the campus tour but make time to visit the athletic facilities and arts centers on your own. Don't miss the chapel and Bicentennial Hall.

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Loveland, CO and Mt. Vernon, IA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Well, we just drove through at night, but this is an incredible facility, one which I could have attended in my youth.

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saratoga springs NY
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had group tour of the college's art museum, permanent collection plus lovely temporary exhibits. Wide-ranging collection. Outdoor sculptures including Robert Indiana's iconic LOVE. Enjoyed sitting outside with beautiful vistas.

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Tucson, AZ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Unlike some of the other reviewers, I visited the campus to get a feel for the college itself, even if only very casually--not to partake in its museum or other on-campus attractions. We were lucky to be visiting during the summer, when some of the foreign language immersion programs were being offered, and, sure enough, encountered not only groups of... More 

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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165 reviews 165 reviews
24 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The main attraction for the culture-seeking traveller on the Middlebury campus is their art museum, housed in their fine and performing arts building on the southern border of the campus. The building itself is an interesting bit of postmodern architecture, and the interior is nicely festooned with worthy student work. The museum itself is smallish; it has a collection ranging... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Middlebury College is a beautiful college with an amazing campus and academics that are extremely well regarded. Middlebury has been ranked the #4 Liberal Arts College in the country for many years now. The town of Middlebury has a quaint downtown and numerous wonderful restaurants. This is a great area to visit!

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Middlebury, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Of course, Middlebury College is world-renowned for language study, but also has many other fine programs. It is famous for its Breadloaf School of English, its library collections of Robert Frost and Anne Sexton, and its interdisciplinary programs. Many, many famous intellectuals and writers have been guests for decades. If you are touring, please don't miss the magnificent Chateau on... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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193 reviews 193 reviews
80 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

It was a rainy Saturday so our family went down to middle bury college to see its art museum. I think we were all surprised at how small it was (the Colby art museum in Maine in contrast is huge and high quality overall). This one had a smattering of pieces from different periods. One current exhibit of photos of... More 

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Vankleek Hill, Ontario
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71 reviews 71 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Large beautiful historic buildings and lovely grounds. Much marble work everywhere. Large estate homes which have either be purchased or bequeathed to the college are well maintained. The chapel at the top of the hill is well worth the climb!

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

very nice small museum in the college. had several different revolving exhibits along with permanent collection

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