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“More than just an education to be found here!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
46 attraction reviews
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“More than just an education to be found here!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2012

I love close to the college and enjoy coming here during the summer when classes are over and the campus is quiet, camera in hand. This campus has some amazing architecture and ancient trees that are a photographer's dream.

There is a wonderful garden area that comes alive in the spring and summer with seating to sit and absorb the quiet. A fountain is steps beyond that. There is a lake with geese, a waterfall, and the grave of founder Mary Lyon sits on a hill not far from the ampitheatre.

Open to the public is a greenhouse that I sometimes escape to in the middle of winter when I need some tropical warmth and colorful plants to brighten my day.

This is a campus that is worth exploring outside of the classroom as well as in`

Visited June 2011
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Great Library”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2012

One of the best things about living in South Hadley is being able to use Mount Holyoke College library and campus. beautiful and peaceful.

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TheMongerer
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“I heart Mount Holyoke”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2007

I love Mount Holyoke! It is the prettiest place in New England in the fall, even if you don't go to school there. The atmosphere is safe, friendly and liberating and I've never been anywhere else like it.

Stuff to do there? The greenhouse is easy to breeze by but it's one of the coolest parts of the campus - there's even small jungle room. The art museum always puts on a good show and contains the perfect amount of stuff to see in an afternoon. There's a gravel path that loops upper lake for a scenic not-so-challenging hike, and if you're into horses you should check out the equestrian center, apparently it's one of the best ones in the Northeast. The library looks like a wing of Hogwarts on the inside and has a great coffee shop in the lobby, And check out Kendade, the new green science building, it's pretty spacey. Also the campus center always has student-oriented stuff going on on Friday and Saturday nights. Good times!

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