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Crown Jewel

Vassar has so much to offer the public. Beautiful grounds that lend themselves to family walks or... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Amy J
poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Beautiful campus and great hiking trails

Vassar College is a a local treasure: it offers free music (when school is in session), an art... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Vassar has so much to offer the public. Beautiful grounds that lend themselves to family walks or bike rides , a free art museum, many free musical and theatrical presentations, guided tours of the campus and so much more. It never gets old because there...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Vassar College is a a local treasure: it offers free music (when school is in session), an art museum, plays, a great library, beautiful buildings and miles of hiking trails. There is a board walk, some lakes, hills and meadows. Also there is Vassar Farm...More

Thank Gypsgris
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Wow, was my impression as I hiked through this beautiful historic college. I understand that this place started out as a women's college, and as such, although it is now a coed 4 year university, it is still named with a "college"...but this is just...More

Thank jhorne8512
Reviewed June 18, 2018

My partner and I love visiting the art gallery. We enjoy the Power House Theater as well as the different dance/plays put on by the students. The grounds are calming with a splash of inspiration. Nice restaurants near by.

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Magnificent campus ... worth a drive or stroll through campus just to get the feel of the place and its history.

Thank NL144
Reviewed April 11, 2018

The Vassar Campus, at least the part that the buildings were on, was nicely compact and easy to walk around in. What a beautiful old campus, straight out of the Ivy League handbook. For those students lucky enough to come here, have a great four...More

1  Thank Justin W
Reviewed April 5, 2018

The Vassar Chapel is normally open during the day while school is in session. The old building is magnificent and the Tiffany windows are special. (see photos). The day we visited, the chapel was empty and we were able to slowly wander around; even going...More

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The college grounds are well maintained and open to the public. The art galleries hand on going exhibitions as well as special shows. There is also a nine hole golf course, with a pro who is very helpful

Thank herbelman
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The Vassar campus has a Rugby field next to a biodynamic farm with a nature trail leading to over 15 large sculptures, including "Thunderhoof" a steel life-size horse by Dave Channon.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed August 8, 2017

One of my very favorite places to visit - I love being in the Hudson Valley/Dutchess County communities in New York and enjoying all the historical and unique 'treasures' the Poughkeepsie-Hyde Park-Rhinebeck areas offer....especially Vassar College because it presents a myriad of discoveries.....i.e. the Powerhouse...More

Thank Fay K
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