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Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Hampton
Type: Educational Sites
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Annandale, Virginia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
68 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A beautiful old university on the Hampton River. The grounds were meticulously groomed. The Clock tower has never been replace and is in excellent condition. I would have like to have gone in the church on campus but time was not with us. Maybe next time.

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

The overall city is a nice place to visit. I love the shopping area and finding a place to eat wasn't a problem. My overall trip was nice

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Glenn Heights, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Love my "Home by the Sea!" The 35th Class Reunion was superfantastic. Big fun, rich fellowship, good food and lots of memories.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We stopped by Hampton University to visit the football team and coaches. I didn't realize it could be a lesson in history for my children as well. The Emancipation Oak, Booker T. Washington statue, Circle of Nations, and story of W.E.B Du Bois were a perfect addition to our homeschool history lesson. The downside: The grounds were not well maintained... More

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Sauk Village, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

It is summer so the University was not open for touring. However, I walked the grounds and gave myself a tour of the property. I must say that Hampton University is in a prime location and the grounds of this University are absolutely beautiful and clean. It was serene and pleasant for me to just walk the premises. The University... More

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Newport News, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

it is what it is. The campus is rather crowded and the place seems to be crowing out of its surroundings. It is starting to take over buildings downtown Hampton. I am not sure that is good or not. You never see these college kids like you do at other campuses. NOt sure why. I dont know what the rating... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The day started off damp and wet but ened up being the perfect day to spend outside learning more about my DS's new "Home By The Sea."

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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Situated on the coast, the campus was lovely to behold. The Hampton museum is a hidden treat that features timeless, impeccable and priceless pieces that leave you slack-jawed. Go!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We beat GA who we were playing, and had a reception for our line that crossed the burning sands 25 years ago + the new sorors and past sorors. It was really great. It wasnt great only that Sandy was coming and it was pouring outside!

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Smithfield, Virginia
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213 reviews 213 reviews
85 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I remember when this was Hampton Institute. This pretty University is located on Hampton Creek just across from the City of Hampton. Is has really grown in the past years and is expanding today. Many good students have come from this school, Olympians also. This school has alot of history to include that it is the birthplace of Acapella Music.... More

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