University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin
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john j a
White Plains, NY3 contributions
Nov 2021
People we met were most friendly, grounds are lovely and well maintained. Classes were out for Thanksgiving so it was easy to get to LBJ library. Road construction can cause delays but this is a sign of growth. I did not get to the stadium but am told it is quite a place.
Written November 26, 2021
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ElvisAndrus
Arlington, TX805 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
Between the seven museums and galleries and the public art and the architecture it is very easy to fill your time up here. And there is also all sorts of high calibre sports going on, not just football. If you go to their events site and you filter out the every day repeating events, which tend to be wanting students to take part in research, there are constantly guest speakers and other educational programs that are geared to the public.
Written March 9, 2020
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JNYCwriter
New York City, NY6,856 contributions
Mar 2021 • Friends
The University of Texas is the top state university with many nationally known programs so it is a elite institution. The campus is just north of the Texas State Capitol and has a great traditional campus feel. There are many historic buildings, statues and memorials to see as you stroll around the campus. The buildings tend to be white with red roofs. It is relaxing to walk around the campus which is just steps from a thriving city.
Written March 26, 2021
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Isabel089
Boston, MA126 contributions
Dec 2019
We walked around the enormous campus of the University on Christmas Day so of course it was deserted and all the buildings were closed. But we were interested to see the giant tower where one of the first mass shootings by a lone gunman occurred in August 1966, killing 16 people. There is a memorial stone tucked away in a pretty little garden listing all the victims. The campus also contains the LBJ Museum and Library, as well as the Blanton Museum of Art, both open the next day, and reviewed elsewhere.
Written January 9, 2020
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Jose Montoya
Albuquerque, NM291 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
I rode a scooter to check out the campus and was not impressed with some of the academic buildings. The arts hall next to the football stadium was cool, but I wasn't fascinated by too much at UT. Glad I got to see the football stadium. It was on my bucket list.
Written January 6, 2020
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CharlieinTexas
Austin, TX3,830 contributions
Dec 2020 • Solo
Most everyone is gone for Christmas break. The university campus and surrounding streets have quite a different feel without an abundance of people. Much easier to take a good look at the architecture, some of which tells a story from the era of long ago.

Hook ‘Em!
Written December 26, 2020
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA13,101 contributions
Dec 2022
This Beautiful Campus has it all. Architecturally interesting buildings.

Interesting fountains and sculpture in the classic as well as modern style.

Lots of green space with old trees.

If you are visiting the Capital grounds, you should take the short walk to visit.
Written February 16, 2023
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Jim S
Austin, TX29 contributions
Oct 2019
The University of Texas at Austin campus has classic charm as well as modern buildings. The original 40 acres is a wonderful place to stroll and soak up the setting. Tour the Tower for a unique view of the campus from high above and see the bullet hole scars from one of the darkest days in UT history.
Written February 13, 2020
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Shankha G
Houston, TX9 contributions
Dec 2019
Very nice and serene. Beautiful , peaceful walk as it was holiday season. Parking was a bit of a challenge to find the right place. Everywhere it was mentioned as Towing enforced and specific to Univeristy members only. But we were able to find one after couple of rounds. But the campus is huge and beautiful with lot of artifacts.
Written January 20, 2020
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Marcus L
Austin, TX723 contributions
Mar 2020
Walking through the UT campus is relaxing. There are trees and fountains, and a lot of 1930's Spanish style buildings. The new buildings are also attractive.

Hint #1: Take the UT Tower tour

Hint #2: Stop by the Student Union for coffee, adult beverages and some bowling (in the basement).
Written March 8, 2020
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