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University of Virginia

Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thomas Jefferson's vision for a university of thinking people is still alive and well. The grounds are amazing and the guided tour was very informative by one of the students. It's important to visit here if you want to understand Thomas Jefferson. You can also...More

Thank TedinHawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting my Alma Mater is always a treat and taking a tour of the newly restored Rotunda is definitely worthwhile!!! Walking around grounds always takes me back and one can’t help but notice how beautiful of a campus it really is. Don’t miss the opportunity...More

Thank Adriana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful campus! Simply amazing to know how Thomas Jefferson intended the school to work. From the Honor Code to the secret societies this college campus has it all. We visited in the summer when there weren't many students so we are looking forward to the...More

Thank Vinopghmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The University of Virginia is one of the oldest colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The history associated with the grounds is impressive. The rooms on the Range are cool to see and students who live there often share the same conditions as their predecessors...More

Thank MarkWittkofski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our tour of Virginia and its well worth a visit. Its the poshest university I have ever been in and we live near Oxford and Cambridge. Its lovely to wonder round, such a lovely gem and lovely to see students actually...More

Thank nelly071
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thomas Jefferson started this college. Tons of history all around! Beautiful campus just take a walk around.

Thank Lindsay T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is always a treat to visit UVA, especially the Lawn. Parking was easier than expected. The campus could use better signage to help tourists and students get around.

Thank SaraKate916
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check out this campus! Even if you are not attending school here it’s hilly landscapes & historic area are worth taking a tour of . It is a school so there are lots of young adults & a lot going on .

Thank Rykeegan85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved our visit with our HS student to check out the campus - great energy all around campus in anticipation of the football game that day. Stunning architecture, would love to visit again!

Thank sallen512
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every where we travel it seems the bad guys are already in charge. There were guards at the front and back of the dome and yard 24/7 protecting the statuary and I suppose the buildings as well. We got there a few minutes after the...More

Thank Annette B
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Micaela M
3 October 2017|
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
The tour is not necessary. You can definitely appreciate the architecture without it. I'd say tour is more for prospective students.
4 July 2016|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to make a reservation. You just need to show up at the gallery at the scheduled times. You can find the tour times and location on the college website.
19 April 2016|
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Response from Kazoo2014 | Reviewed this property |
The campus is well worth walking around and like others stated you don't need a tour however if there is one going on I would just jump in and listen to the guide as they offer a lot of great historical information about the... More