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University of Texas at Austin

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Address: Guadalupe and I-35, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and 26th St., Austin, TX
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Founded in 1883, this university is steeped in history.

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A Lot of History in the Buildings

Our son treated us to a campus visit. We were amazed at the beautiful architecture in the buildings. When you see the buildings up close, you realize there are lots of details... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fletcher, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our son treated us to a campus visit. We were amazed at the beautiful architecture in the buildings. When you see the buildings up close, you realize there are lots of details - especially up close to the rooflines. There are little courtyards spread throughout the campus. Some of the building materials used in the steps and walls have bits... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything went smoothly, class was easy to find, they gave parking pass and the facility we were in had a cafeteria with GREAT food, not expensive either....not to mention my son went here and graduated in 2014! Love UT Austin!

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New Britain, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love touring college campuses and in particular football stadiums, most of which I have to sneak into which was the case here. The stadium was awesome and well worth the effort. Actually got down onto the field and took some great shots. I would recommend seeing the stadium, very impressive, indeed. campus is more of a city campus than... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

UT is a beautiful walking campus scattered with public art installations. Go to their website and search for Landmarks which is what they call their art installation program. You can see all sorts of really intersting pieces.

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Thank Jen78703
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The flagship university of the UT system and right in the center of the city, what a place to study at! The UT Tower may be the most famous structure of Austin, even rivaling the State capitol!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking the local bus to visit the LBJ museum I got to walk through the campus by it's stadium. I guess they are into football for some reason. :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there EARLY, be prepared to climb stairs if you are in the upper levels as it is a good healty workout

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Houston, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take your kids. Explain what colleges are, what dorms are, what the history of the place is, show them the statues and fountains.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great campus with a lot going on every day. 42 acres so plan on walking a lot, spring is the best time to visit.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area of the University is very diverse and lots of shops and restaurants near by. Enjoyed my visit.

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