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Brown University

1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912 (College Hill)
401-863-1000
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Ranked #2 of 70 Attractions in Providence
Type: Educational Sites
Description: University located in Providence.
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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Well my sister's kids attend Moses Brown School and she keeps on about how they are going to Browns university the best in RI. I trust her judgement.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We walked from the Roger Williams memorial to Brown university main campus. We could appreciate the architecture (it recalls me Boston a lot) and we could see some beautiful fall colors. The campus is nice and it looks old.

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Edwardsville, IL
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

At Brown to watch Brown Club Hockey. The streets and the atmosphere give Brown a great college town feel. Beautiful surroundings with amazing architecture.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We walked around Brown University saw all the building on campus and the Brown Bear. It was a really nice campus.

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Omaha NE
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Having just visited Yale University, I was blown away by how pretty the campus is at Brown. It really felt like an Ivy League school in New England. It was easy to get around. We had lunch in the student cafeteria and sat outside because the weather was so gorgeous. Every student we encountered was helpful and gracious. I have... More

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Such a beautiful campus. As a visiting parent of a graduate student, I appreciate that the luncheon dining room cashier, an adult woman, and a student worker, were so pleasant, and helpful.

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New York City, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Brown University is simply beautiful. Want that Ivy League experience even if only for an afternoon? This is your spot. The East side of Providence is a stroll through America's early architectural past. Georgian, Second Empire, Victorian, Beaux Arts, Colonial. They are all here standing proudly. I would live in this part of the country for the beauty alone. I'm... More

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Seattle, Washington
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115 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We went to Providence to visit Brown and tour the school. It was a great way to hear about the history of the school and see the campus. I would highly recommend the tour, even if you are not with a perspective student.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We visited Brown more out of curiosity than anything. How does a college that charges $57,000.00 a year in tuition look? The answer? Pretty darn good. We spent some time walking around the campus and even sneaked in on a tour of prospective students for a bit. The campus is charming and quaint, some times you are not sure where... More

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Lancaster
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Beautiful school, very nice students, and helpful staff. Plenty to see and do - make sure to visit Thayer Street.

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