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University of North Alabama

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Address: George H. Carroll Lion Habitat, One Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632-0001
Phone Number: 1.800.TALK.UNA

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Beautiful and fun for kids

We visited the lions and the large fountain with a three year old. She loved the lions. They were right up against the side of the cage. The campus is clean and kept up very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Briar F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the lions and the large fountain with a three year old. She loved the lions. They were right up against the side of the cage. The campus is clean and kept up very beautifully. The fountain is massive and gorgeous. We didn't walk around the rest of the campus but spent about fifteen minutes with the lions. There's... More 

Thank Briar F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a wonderful school and awesome football team, both of my boys played football for UNA. My boys are still in school at UNA , they love the school and the town of Florence, we are from New Orleans, we moved to Mississippi because of Katrina, both boys chose to attend UNA!

Thank Sharomdp
Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this auditorium. We attended a choral performance. Felt the sound and lighting were perfect. Sat in the Mezzanine, first row. Liked this row for the extra leg room and the wall wasn't so tall it blocked your view. Waiting area outside the auditorium had plenty of sofas/chairs.

Thank cruisetmc
Rolla, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to campus just to see the lions. They were beautiful. Their home/environment seemed to be well cared for. It was easy to park, walk up the their cage (it is outside), and jump back in the car to be back on your way.

Thank Katie W
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leo has been on the campus since my last semester in college when he lived as a cub in the garage of the president's home, next door to the present habitat. Each new cub is as loved as the one before it and now e have a brother sister combo! The community and students support the upkeep of the lions... More 

Thank cathiemcj
Florence, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The opportunities at UNA are only a part of the picture. The atmosphere around UNA makes this the place to be to enjoy all that the city of Florence provides.

Thank The2Flowers_12
Florence, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The university has many old, beautiful buildings along with many new buildings showing the growth of the school. With fountains, flowers, an amphitheater, and a real lion habitat, the university is a very welcoming place for students and visitors. The school presents many concerts and festivals in addition to its excellent academic program and adult educational opportunities.

Thank CatPat22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The campus of UNA keeps getting prettier and prettier. As a proud graduate, I've loved seeing all of the changes they've made over the years. It provides many lovely photo opts, such as the fountain or in front of Weslyan Hall (the castle). Since UNA's mascot is the lion, UNA houses a few lions inside of a beautiful caged area... More 

Thank AlabamaAngel
Jackson, Mississippi
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443 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Beautiful campus! The fountain is just amazing and the Lion Habitat is quite tremendous. Anyone visiting the area, should drop by.

Thank David S
Madison, Alabama
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful campus UNA is and so excited that we will have a student there in 2017! Everyone is so friendly and made us feel special and welcome. Roar Lions!

Thank LeighChristian1

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