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Louisiana State University

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Address: Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone Number: (225) 578-3202
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Louisiana's top university since 1860 has a beautiful, tree-covered campus...

Louisiana's top university since 1860 has a beautiful, tree-covered campus and lots of attractions to visit, like the Union Art Gallery, Museum of Art, Greek Theatre and Museum of Natural Science.

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Beautiful campus!

If you are driving around to see the sights in Baton Rouge, don't miss the beautiful LSU campus! Very interesting history of how it was moved onto the old military grounds, then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Stroud, Oklahoma
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Stroud, Oklahoma
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are driving around to see the sights in Baton Rouge, don't miss the beautiful LSU campus! Very interesting history of how it was moved onto the old military grounds, then massively expanded when Huey Long was governor.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprisingly beautiful campus with many large live oak trees. Many of the buildings are ceramic-tiled Spanish style from the early 1930s or built/restored to match. See LSU's live mascot, Mike the Tiger, near Tiger Stadium. If you're lucky he will be swimming in his little pool or playing with his ball. A quick tour will suffice, or you could... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on the way to New Orleans. Campus is stunning. It is big, but walkable. 4/5 because there was no visitor's parking at all. Had to pay. I guess it's not a huge deal, but we almost just drove around rather than parked and walked because of it.

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Thank Tina W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm obviously biased as I graded with a Masters and currently am pursing a PhD at LSU. But the atmosphere of the college and athletic facilities cannot be topped. It's a college town and the area bleeds purple and gold! Geaux Tigers!

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Thank Scott B
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be offered LSU football tickets when they played Texas A&M in Baton Rouge. What a tremendous place to watch a football game. If you ever are granted the opportunity to watch football in Death Valley, jump on it. Callin Baton Rouge!!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by to see Mike the Tiger. Enjoyed driving through the campus. Beautifully maintained and lots of friendly people around.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

What a lovely campus? It is worth a visit. LSU has a great theatre school. Find out if there are any shows going on...you will not be disappointed!

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The LSU campus ranks at the top of my list for a beautiful campus setting. My wife and I have attended a number of schools including American University, George Washington University, Virginia Tech, the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland. None of these schools have, in our opinion, campus grounds that can rival those of LSU. The buildings,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Must see this beautiful campus.... I truly believe this must be most beautiful campus in country. Drive around the campus lake too.....incredible houses ! HUGE TREES and the best part: Mike the Tigers habitat❣

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Thank Angela J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This campus has all red tiled roofs and tan buildings. These are in the Spanish style, I understand. But the main attraction of the campus are the many giant live oak trees and Spanish moss.

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