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Hoover Tower

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 95319
+1 209-242-6947
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Mini museum

Long queue to go up. A quite crowded little place. You could learn a lot from its exhibitions. Nice... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hong Kong, China
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Worth it

There is a small fee, but the wait is worth it as the view can't be beat. If the line circles along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MIchael T
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This 285-foot tower furnishes an outstanding view and houses the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 95319
+1 209-242-6947
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Long queue to go up. A quite crowded little place. You could learn a lot from its exhibitions. Nice view from the top. Go if you have time.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a small fee, but the wait is worth it as the view can't be beat. If the line circles along the side back to the entrance it will take about thirty minutes.

Thank MIchael T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited 30 minutes, but the view was worth it. Could see downtown San Fran. It was chilly, take a jacket.

Thank iowacooldad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tower was built in honor of Herbert Hoover (31st north american president). Ther is a wondewrful view at the top, where we can see the San Francisco Bay. Moroever, we can know about Hoover and his gifts. The bells at the top was the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An incredible view of the Stanford campus! On a clear day you can see as far as San Francisco. There are two lower wings dedicated to Herbert Hoover which are very interesting.

Thank asd24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to Stanford included the Hoover tower. The views from the tower were spectacular. It was a clear day and we could see all the way to San Francisco and San Jose. Highly recommend it.

Thank GScott29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hoover tower is a great sight to see. You can get good pictures from the bottom with the fountain. Fountain is located right in front of entrance. In the summer time there is usually about a 20-40 minute wait to ride up the elevator to...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

As a 1975 Stanford graduate, I took my family to show them the Hoover Tower and tell them a little about it and its history. When I went to school in the 70's, it was known as a conservative think tank with the nickname of...More

Thank mmuller7753
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

If you're going to visit Stanford university, a good stop is the Hoover tower. It's close by the university offices and business faculty. You can take nice Pictures by the tower and water fountain.

Thank D. W
Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you are on Stanford's campus you should definitely go up in the Hoover Tower. The view is spectacular. If it is a busy time on campus there may be a line but it is worth the wait. There is also a nice museum at...More

Thank Cindy D
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Ravi L
31 March 2017|
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Response from allan1949 | Reviewed this property |
it is almost impossible to find nearby parking