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Brown University

1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
+1 401-863-1000
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Definitely visit when in Providence

We visited H and MIT and this place out did them both. It's a beautiful campus to visit. During our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Breathtakingly Beautiful

A must-go place in RI. It's perfect for a peaceful walk. I was there in summer when students were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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University located in Providence.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“campus tour” (8 reviews)
1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
College Hill
+1 401-863-1000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited H and MIT and this place out did them both. It's a beautiful campus to visit. During our time it had a lovely vibe. There were students studying (relaxing) on the lawns and a local market was being held within the grounds, where...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must-go place in RI. It's perfect for a peaceful walk. I was there in summer when students were gone and it was such a joy to visit.

Thank Haitong Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful Ivy League school, in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. In a super location, with lots of college action. Brown is a city school with a campus. Providence is a great town to live in. Less than a mile from RISD and Johnson...More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to see and walk around. The architecture here is beautiful and unique. A good place to be outside and walk around in Portland. There's a visitor parking lot at the corner of Thayer and Power.

Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very nice campus to walk around and was able to look inside some of the buildings within the grounds. I was also able to see the sports facilities which were very impressive and able to see a number of students during practice....More

Thank natalie b
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Definitely walk around this campus. The architectural and historical building details are wonderful. The campus grounds are very pleasant and kept. Lots of spots to explore. Very recommended. Thumbs up!

Thank 246misa
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Took advantage of the beautiful weather and walked about the campus. It was bustling with students and non-students. The campus covers a wide area, so if you're looking for something specific, find one of the campus maps for guidance. I didn't find it as nice...More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Brown is an Ivy, with an Ivy feel with respect to academia - but a welcoming feel for everything else. Set in an historic area of Providence, it has beautiful buildings, a great campus to stroll and an area on the edge for restaurants and...More

Thank Sirpicky
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you have any interest in looking a college campuses, Brown is worth taking a look. Even if you just walk through the campus, it is worth your time. Be warned, it's on a hill.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Brown University, like so many urban universities is hard to grasp geographically. While much of the college is located on the East Side of Providence Rhode Island and there is a campus green, many of its facilities are dispersed throughout the city making it difficult...More

Thank JackRabbit88
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Response from michael s | Reviewed this property |
Free, but you must register before coming to campus
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Response from goaroving | Reviewed this property |
it was my advixw! So thanks for the feedbaxk, Willy Fran
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Response from goaroving | Reviewed this property |
Rt. I-80 is the route with the least tolls. Ends ar GW bridge in NY, and then I-95 from there to Providence(the worst part of the trip). Brown does a great job helping new students move in! My younger son will be a senior... More

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