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As a place to visit, there isn't much unless you know where to look. Hidden away and barely advertised is a great textile museum, a medical museum in the building where medical students take classes and the Lisner Auditorium which hosts some fantastic concerts each...More
Accessible by Metro but not worth it. The campus is a bunch of buildings. The streets are noisy and crowed. The hospital and medical facilities make the streets even more crowed during the day. It is summer the tourists are everywhere.
Easy to walk through this university and not even know it’s a university! Some lovely buildings. Spotted one fraternity house which was interesting. Area can be swamped with students which makes it difficult getting a table at the more reasonably priced restaurants. Can be noisy...More
GWU is the oldest college and university in DC, dating from 1821. It opened the first medical school there and has served US Presidents in good times and bad, including GWU medical faculty arriving at the scene of President Lincoln's assassination in the Ford Theater...More
I love college campuses and the architecture at GWU did not disappoint. The campus is an urban campus so that there is lots to see and do. However, that said the buildings were fun to walk around and in.
GW has a nice mini-college-campus in the heart of Washington DC. We took a tour of the campus and you could sense the pride the dean, the professors & students had in their alumni, the strength of their programs, and how GW has integrated itself...More
For the record, the photo that is used for George Washington University by TripAdvisor is incorrect. The above picture is the main building of Georgetown University not George Washington University.
George Washington university is a classic urban campus in big city. Although visitors may see...More
Sometimes you want to get away from all of the enormous buildings that are on the Washington Mall. Welcome back to to the city. It almost feels like NYC. It is easier to find places to eat or even a supermarket like Trader Joe's.
Took a campus tour of GW when visiting last Fall 2016. The school is unique in that it has both a somewhat suburban satellite campus (Mt. Vernon) which is more traditional feel and a twenty minute bus ridre from the center of DC, but the...More