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Williams College

880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2600
+1 413-597-3131
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Such a cute town with a great college

Lots of great little shops on Spring Street after you visit the college. Many good restaurants too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annika N
Delightful New England college town

Williamstown in the fall is beautiful and Williams College is right in the middle of great scenic... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Tony M
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“liberal arts” (7 reviews)
“new england” (12 reviews)
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880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of great little shops on Spring Street after you visit the college. Many good restaurants too. There is a museum within walking distance - so much to do in such a small town.

Thank Annika N
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Williamstown in the fall is beautiful and Williams College is right in the middle of great scenic vistas which include Vermont only a 10 minute drive north on Rt 7. The college itself has some historic buildings, plenty of walking opportunities,great dining,and of course the...More

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Enjoyed visiting the new Sawyer Library and the Williams College Museum of Art (note that it is closed Wednesdays during the school year) and walking through the beautiful campus of the college.

Thank Elizabeth H
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The second-oldest college (after Harvard) in Massachusetts, this is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the USA. The campus is utterly gorgeous, especially in the fall.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking down the Main Street on campus. There were lots of cute shops to explore. Be sure to visit the Art Institute. Admission is free.

Thank flehrer
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We are biased since our daughter attends and absolutely LOVES her college. It is an exceptional liberal arts school. It's also located in Williamstown, a quaint New England town in the beautiful Berkshires. This is a college that really cares for its students. We feel...More

Thank drdmromeo
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Williams College is in Williamstown, MA and its campus encompasses across much of the downtown area. The newly constructed college library was a wonderful place to explore. It encompasses the former Chapin Library which includes many historical documents and volumes. Both buildings can be self-toured...More

Thank ctp1513
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The campus is a collection of old and modern buildings. The Library is both old and stately and modern with a 4th floor mezzanine that overlooks the main library floor with views of the distant mountains. A must see. The campus is well maintained. While...More

Thank Limulus49
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The art museum at Williams College is a gem -- small and marvelously curated. And the gift shop is a definite find. Unusual and decent value. A walk around the campus is serene as the architecture and grounds are lovely -- just what we all...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Willliamstown and Williams College are almost the same thing. The central town area is also the college. It's lovely.

Thank Loren_Williams
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