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Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Hampton
Type: Educational Sites
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161 reviews 161 reviews
85 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There is a lot of security, fences, and barricades. Obey all rules including speed limits. That said, this campus is filled with gorgeous buildings. What looked like a covered bus shelter was really a lovely monument to president Lincoln. I couldn't see it all in one trip so I plan to go back. The museum is free. The parking is... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Visited Hampton to specifically see the Emancipation tree! It is a beautiful campus with a lot of history!

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Monessen, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

No dislikes If I had a child I would definitely send him or her there. Historical Value is a plus in my book. Pretty campus, seems easy to get around and has a great view.

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McAllen, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

During the visit - the campus has rich history. Many of the Class rooms still have Chalk Boards. Old vs new Class room style rooms and equipment, along with the dorms. The Food is over priced, but I guess they need it make up for getting to modern times. Research All Options and visit all potential class room and dorms... More

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Annandale, Virginia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
97 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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
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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
4 helpful votes 4 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Chesterfield, Virginia
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34 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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