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“College tour”
Review of Brown University

Brown University
Ranked #4 of 115 things to do in Providence
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: University located in Providence.
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“College tour”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Very limited parking! Visitor's parking lot is a few blocks away from visitory's center and costs $3/hour! So if you come from a place where parking is generally plentiful and free, this will be an adjustment. I understand the parking enforcers are quite strict as well. Two hours limit on any one time per block. (i.e.. you cannot just move one spot up. you must actually leave that block after two hours!)

Visited March 2013
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Laguna Beach, California
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“Not just for prospective students!!!!!”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

I want to say I m not biased--though my daughter is a student at Brown. After our "tour" days at the colleges all across the US that she hoped to attend, I came home from New England with the firm conviction that not only American travelers, but tourists from all over the world should see any or all of our Ivy League universities. In our young country, there is so much pride to be taken from what these institutions represent. Take a guided tour...especially if it's led by a student. The traditions, the history, the legacy of past graduates and educators, will make you swell with pride. Do not miss the opportunity.

Visited June 2012
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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Proud to be a Rhode islander”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

the institution is full of rich heritage
wonderful historic grounds surrounds the campus. beautiful east side overwhelms the college with history arts.and the teaching staff top notch.sending your kids away might be sad they are going to be in great hands in this university .. .

Visited March 2012
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new york
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175 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Thought Provoking”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

While in the neighborhood, take a walk in the Ivy League school campus. Check out the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology inside Manning Hall. Its only one room exhibit but read the captions...its get you thinking.
Its free, street parking is an issue.

Visited January 2013
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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4 reviews
“Better than i thought”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

One of my favorite things to do is take a walk one Brown University campus. I have been there quite a few times and discovered something new each time. I worked there, as a banquet server and I loved it. The people on the campus are really nice and the atmosphere is inviting, you don’t need to attend the school to hang out on the campus. The main green is beautiful, surrounded but jaw dropping architecture and history, if you ever visit providence a walk around Brown University campus in the spring, fall or summer is a must.

Visited October 2012
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