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Address: 101 N Merion Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
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Bryn Marw College complex

Bryn Marw College complex is a gorgeous high level of architecture, just outside the NE Philly. Well built, well kept, absolutely beautiful! If you are lucky, at times they allow... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Alexander K
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Bryn Marw College complex is a gorgeous high level of architecture, just outside the NE Philly. Well built, well kept, absolutely beautiful! If you are lucky, at times they allow to get to the top of one of their towers. Wow! What a view!!

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Thank Alexander K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I recently went for a walk across the leafy campus of Bryn Mawr College looking at the various architectural styles that have evolved since the college opened in the late 19th century. The collegiate Gothic revival style of that era with its turrets and archways prevails and various compatible additions made their appearance later. The most dramatic of these is... More 

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Thank Elisabeth B
Manchester, Connecticut
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

College ,and Alumni association took GREAT care of us . Good food ,great company ,fun events . A terrific weekend .

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Thank ewkloehn
Ukiah, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Attended a conference here for the second time in 4 years. The buildings & setting is tranquil & inspiring. Support staff are friendly & helpful

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1 Thank david n
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Beautiful architecture, nice people, and great facilities, Bryn Mawr College is a great place. My family took pictures for holiday cards here because it was so pretty. It is also a great place to take walks. They have hammocks!

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1 Thank RuruLatora
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Extraordinarily beautiful college campus located in the leafy Philadelphia suburb of Bryn Mawr. Great place to take the dog for a walk. Vistas are stunning and, if you come in the winter, there is good sledding on the hills!

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1 Thank Peter H
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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473 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We have heard many of the World's great Authors ie. Doctorow, Umberto Eco, Zadie Smith. at this annual lecture series. Call the College for a schedule. These were presented conversationally and a question period was provided. Also concerts and other presentations are offered. Prices vary. Parking nearby.

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Thank Marvin G
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Visited my daughter and saw the campus for the first time. Love the architecture and grounds -- in particular, Thomas Library and Goodhart Hall. In relation to the number campuses I've visited and/or attended, this is a good-looking one. It reminds me of a couple of schools I've seen in England. My daughter took me through a few other buildings... More 

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Thank Derek C
suburban philadelphia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I tried to go to a concert here- a concert open to the public with a hefty ticket price. Parking is rough. but that's the least of it. Trying to find the proper building... bring a frigging crystal ball or a divining rod! You have to find the building with no signs. In the dark. Then you have to find... More 

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Thank rascallyrabbit
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

My daughter is applying here, so we did a campus tour on a gorgeous summer day that really brought out the best of the campus, which was designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted (the latter is the "father" of American landscape architecture. The Philadelphia architectural firm of Cope and Stewardson designed the main buildings to reflect Oxford and... More 

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