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Brown University

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Neighborhood: College Hill
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Address: 1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912
Phone Number: 401-863-1000
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Beuatiful campus. Trendy location

always love coming to Brown. Beautiful buildings. Expansive campus. Great little are for shopping/eating

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Salem, MA
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Salem, MA
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always love coming to Brown. Beautiful buildings. Expansive campus. Great little are for shopping/eating

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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209 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Outstanding diversified learning opportunities in a beautiful campus and urban setting. Some of the buildings are quite old and the architecture beautiful. Outstanding library. Students perform plays at Brown's theatre. Great stadium to watch the football team play rivals. Ice rink and great fitness center. School theatre has plays throughout the school year. Brown is definitely part of a college... More 

Thank Bobbie W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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176 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The Brown University campus melds seamlessly with the surrounding neighborhoods. It is hard to know where the campus ends and the city begins. The grounds are beautiful and very historic. We toured the anthropology museum which had some of the history of the university. We were here for a campus visit with our daughter who is looking at schools and... More 

Thank Climb14ers
Providence, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

A beautiful drive up to the college and great views of the beautiful city of Providence. Easily accessable via 195!

Thank Astetson
Iowa City, IA
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My son goes to Brown, and boy, I wish I could've gone there. The campus is one of the most beautiful I've visited, with its historic buildings and big, old trees that are so beautiful both in the spring with blossoms and in the fall with so many colors.

Thank iowahome
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Such a beautiful and historic campus with all up to date with modern amenities. We love going to football games, seeing some hockey, and volleyball and water polo too. Brown is so hip and might i say liberal? Yeah Go Bears!

Thank gabrielglass
Woodstock, New York
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Beautiful Campus. There are two-make sure to see the old Women's Campus as well. Wherever you walk in Providence is pretty- old homes, well kept, interesting architecture.I was there at the end of August- the entire city was very quiet.

Thank sbgpnawa
Villanova, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This Ivy League institution is set in the renovated city of Providence, RI. It is up on College Hill, close to a college town attraction,Thayer Street, that features shops, dining, and weekly activities. It is close to Amtrak, bus station and 20 minutes from the airport. The campus is an easy one to master- and a new athletic center adds... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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114 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

My son went to this great University and had a really wonderful experience. More than anything, they taught him how to think and he had a well rounded college experience.

Thank Mary Anne D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We are here on vacation and just decided to walk through the university. I have a 14, almost 15 year old and she is already thinking about colleges so we talked about the prospect of Brown. We walked down Benefit street and Rhode Island School of Design. We encountered some students and they were friendly. Talked about their experiences at... More 

Thank Roxanne W

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