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Geisel Library

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Geisel Library

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marubv wrote a review Nov 2019
Mexico City, Mexico155 contributions65 helpful votes
Beautiful architecture and an amazing collection and services of UCSD. The library also has an amazing g exhibit of the archives and collection of Theus Seuss Geisel (named on his behalf), Dr. Seuss.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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permia wrote a review Nov 2019
Ireland36,952 contributions1,734 helpful votes
While not normally enamoured of Brutalist architecture, this is a singular exception. It is probably the most distinctive building on campus. Completed in 1970, it was renamed Geisel in 1995 in honour of Audrey and Theodor Seuss Geisel, the latter being the famous author of children’s books, writing as Dr. Seuss. They were generous donors to the library and always promoted literacy.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Marjorie C wrote a review Mar 2019
La Jolla, California31 contributions22 helpful votes
The building is a wonder to see, but the snake part leading to it is even better. Take the time to walk the path and enjoy being in another world for awhile.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Kitty272727 wrote a review Jan 2019
217 contributions101 helpful votes
Walk all around the outside to see this stunning library from all angles, rising above the landscape and nestled into the ground, either tree-like or cave-like. Artworks surround it. Notice the metal tree, the snake walk, the sun goddess, and the inspirational message. The interior is welcoming with various displays in glass cases and lounging areas (restrooms too). Yes, it's named after the Dr. Seuss author.
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Date of experience: January 2019
Southendwesthamfan wrote a review Oct 2018
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom998 contributions189 helpful votes
Located in the centre of the UCSD campus you have to marvel at the architecture, the glass walls reflect the sky giving the appearance that the concrete floors are floating. You can enter as a visitor and didn't need any special passes. On the ground floor to the left as you enter there is an exhibition of original drawings and writings for the Dr Seuss. If you're on the campus well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: September 2018