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Bowdoin College

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Address: Brunswick, ME
Phone Number: 2077253000
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This small, elite college is located in Brunswick.

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A nice walk after lunch

This is a definite stop when you visit Brunswick. A beautiful campus that is rich in history! A very prestigious college and it's here in Maine!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Saco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a definite stop when you visit Brunswick. A beautiful campus that is rich in history! A very prestigious college and it's here in Maine!

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Thank DennisDale
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful town and campus. Good area restaurants. Not far from Freeport. Worth a stop. Area grocery.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I visited when school was not in session, but had been told what a gem this school is. I was impressed. The alums are distinguished, the facilities gorgeous, and I was walking on the same paths of some of the greats. What a treat.

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Thank nancyinChicago_13
North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Bowdoin's beautiful campus is an oasis of tree-lined paths and beautifully cared for centuries-old buildings (along with some architecturally inspired more recent additions). We are on campus regularly for musical performances, but one of Bowdoin's jewels is its fine museum of art. Each summer a thoughtfully curated show is mounted -- this year's is a show that promises to delight... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Did not linger too much because it was very cold and early in the morning. We so much enjoyed the beautiful buildings and gardens in the college. They have great galleries and things to do whichwill be for another time.

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Thank pablocollier
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The campus and town of Brunswick is beautiful and the food at Bowdoin College is some of the best if not the best in the nation as far as colleges go.

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Thank Anthony F
Palo Alto, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We visited the college for a tour for my high school senior. The college was established in 1791, and the campus architecture and layout of the main quad had similarities with Harvard Yard. Their museums were interesting. The Arctic Museum was small but packed with information and fascinating exhibits. This is the alma mater of Admiral Robert Peary, after all.... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We were just passing through, but I walked over to the college and toured the grounds. It was lovely.

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Thank GenX2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Stunningly beautiful campus. Impressive inside the buildings as well. Hopefully will return for another visit and interview!

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Beautiful campus with great art museum and very special artic museum. Nice place to spend a few hours walking around the campus, which is close to downtown Brunswick (a short walk).

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