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The College of William and Mary

102 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3616
+1 757-221-4000
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The Sir Christopher Wren building, the oldest college building in America, is one of several historical attractions on the campus of this second-oldest university in the U.S., which boasts four U.S. presidents among its graduates.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful campus” (158 reviews)
“sunken garden” (32 reviews)
“alma mater” (16 reviews)
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102 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3616
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+1 757-221-4000
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"beautiful campus"
in 158 reviews
"sunken garden"
in 32 reviews
"alma mater"
in 16 reviews
"colonial williamsburg"
in 100 reviews
"ivy league"
in 7 reviews
"great school"
in 7 reviews
"united states"
in 24 reviews
"lots of history"
in 10 reviews
"merchant's square"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 12 reviews
"ghost tour"
in 10 reviews
"wren"
in 123 reviews
"oldest"
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"harvard"
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"academic"
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"campuses"
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"architecture"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

William and Mary students have gone on to be presidents of the United States, comedians (Jon Stewart, Patton Oswald), and Supreme Court Justices. The college is the second oldest institution of higher learning in our nation. It's steeped in history and importance. There is quite...More

Thank Hunter S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the oldest or close-to college in the US. Really worth the tour. Beautiful buildings and experience.

Thank Barry C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kind of wish I could have gone to school in such a historic and prestigious place. It pairs the old with the new. Visit the campus bookstore for a memento of your visit.

Thank Tim T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We roamed freely around the grounds. It is amazing that this historical college remains open to this day. Even though we went in July, there were students out playing on the grounds.

Thank TWilson21
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a neat place to visit if you are already here for Colonial Williamsbur or other attraction. Lots of history.

Thank NoneReally
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

We took a stroll through the campus and visited several buildings. It was so beautiful. You could feel the history as you walked around. I think I could have really enjoyed getting my education here.

Thank Wano16
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Walked onto the college grounds and able to tour the old buildings and grounds. Love this college! So very interesting.

Thank lu10
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

What a beautiful University. The grounds, the buildings, the history. While we were there, the "local" nuclear powerstation were doing a scheduled alert test - scared the you know what out of us, a couple of students told us it was normal practice - didn't...More

Thank MARGOT S
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The story of the founding of the college, and then what happened during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War is fascinating. Even more impressive is the list of distinguished American leaders who studied here

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Had a lengthy tour of the premises where our guide emphasized the important “firsts” that originated in this place. Well worth visiting.

Thank Renate D
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GrandpaGene
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Response from LarTraveler | Reviewed this property |
I, too, would recommend you go to their web site. We visited during the summer, and the College offered tours and reenactments through the Williamsburg Foundation.
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