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Address: Hampton, VA 23668
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Great historic grounds

This is a historically black college and university in Hampton, VA. Hampton itself is one of the oldest cities in the U.S. The Emancipation Oak is found on the grounds of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a historically black college and university in Hampton, VA. Hampton itself is one of the oldest cities in the U.S. The Emancipation Oak is found on the grounds of the school. There are also historic markers and information boards all over about the area and buildings. The Hampton National Cemetery is beside the property and it is very... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a few of this historic campus and emancipation oak. A perfect home by the sea for students and faculty. A lovely spot with a well curated art museum that is worth a visit.

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

One of the most historical and beautiful college campuses in the United States. Enjoy all that the campus and surrounding communities -

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Thank HAMPTONUNIVPIRATE
VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended Hampton University's museum to any locals who haven't been lately and a definite must for all outer town guest. Rich in displaying the history of HU's beginning. Native American and African collection is huge. Excellent fine and contemporary art collection including many original works. Exhibits do change so visit often. And it's FREE. Donations are appreciated.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I liked the spaciousness of the campus. However, parking for the convention was difficult, as the closer spaces to the events for the Ministers' Conference filled quickly. Also, leaving the parking lot was a disaster to say the least.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It was very informative. I attended the tour with my daughter and niece which are both still in high school. The tour guides were impressive and the welcoming committee was out of this world!!!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is a beautiful campus with lots of significant history. It also provides a great educational experience for students on the undergrad, grad, and professional studies level

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Liked: Everything was organized and staff members were very receptive to the needs of us--elderly parents. Disliked: standing in the long line for food. However, the food was excellent.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I stayed in the student dorms a few years ago while attending a conference. I actually enjoyed eating in the cafeteria and chatting with a few of the students. I walked around the grounds and felt that they were doing an excellent job of upkeep of the campus. Coupled with their strong academic reputation and attention to detail, I would... More 

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Sumter, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The university museum was very nice. Great exhibits, well displayed. You can tell it has a rich history.

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