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Brown University

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Address: 1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912
Phone Number: 401-863-1000
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University located in Providence.

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Driving through Province. RI, we joked about college visits for the kids and had just drove through MIT and Harvard, so we stopped. College campus is beautiful! nearby, about a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Macomb, Michigan
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Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Driving through Province. RI, we joked about college visits for the kids and had just drove through MIT and Harvard, so we stopped. College campus is beautiful! nearby, about a block or so is a strip of restaurants and coffee shops. It was an enjoyable visit and allowed us a nice break from driving.

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Saddle Brook, New Jersey
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ivy covered college campus with a contemporary feel. Walk through the main quads with their lovely buildings and lively students. Start at the campus center and ask about the campus events as there is always something happening-music-drama-dance-etc. Tour the relatively new art center or visit the art museum at Brown's neighbor on campus hill, RISD(the Rhode Island School of... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

College campus built like medieval castle on top of the hill, free tour done by Brown students focusing on college history & core values

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Westchester (LA), CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a brief intro session regarding admissions and the student led tour started just afterwards. The tour was comprehensive and covered a fairly large portion of the campus except for the athletics areas and conditioning center, which we toured separately. I enjoyed the info and the tour considerably and would recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to campus for a basketball camp for my daughter. Beautiful college not far from the city. Large campus where everyone we met was helpful and friendly. Nice shopping are a and restaurants near by while there. Buildings with alot of character and charm

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Thank Dawn F
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221 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brown University is a beautiful school. It is a great place to walk if you enjoy history. Beautiful campus.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are on our great college trek this summer as we have a rising senior in high school and Brown University was tops on our list to visit - it did not disappoint. The architecture and official college tour guides are knowledgable and energetic, but I cannot see what there would be of interest for anyone unless they had a... More 

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

They bought up all the property up the east side and the Jewelry district and are not paying enough Taxes.. The Students run around the East side at night drunk and noisy.. They should do more for the City ,, The Home Owners are Paying a lot of Tax money because they do not help out... .

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We walked up to Brown University and had lunch at a greek restaurant on Thayer. The food was delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We had a nice 30 mins or so to wander around the university, which is very pretty and has a few interesting buildings; wikipedia and the leaflet had some general information on the school but I didn't leave feeling particularly informed or that it would be worth the trip if we weren't staying next door. Caveat is that it might... More 

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