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University located in Providence.
1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
College Hill
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Providence is a walkable city and Brown University makes the walk a destination. Classically designed, meticulously maintained, this is a vibrant campus. Brown has public lectures, concerts and opens its doors up to the community for special events. Visit and you will see the future...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joseph I
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Brown University is a wonderful place to walk around. The main campus is classic New England -- undergraduate dorms and classrooms, built around a central Green (called "the Quad" or, sometimes, "the Green"), with some smaller (side) greens. There are walkways only throughout this large...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

Brown University covers quite a bit of territory up the Hill from the RISD campus and the court building. It is definitely work the time to stroll through the campus in order too appreciate the beautiful architecture and to get a sense of history. Parking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jer b
Reviewed 3 February 2019

now this is a large school in size as it is r spread out over many buildings. This is a historic school as it is one of the first major places of learning in the U.S..A top ranked school of learning in many programs and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Wear comfortable walking shoes and be prepared for steep hills. That aside, there is no shortage of wonderful historic sites to check out. Quite often these are right next to well-designed modern facilities which creates a wonderful contrast. Great to see that heritage is being...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Nice campus for walking with interesting architectural features. The buildings and their history are the highlight, for sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely place for a stop off. The information centre has a map with points of interest so you can do your own tour. Really beautiful town as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 353heidib
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Although not comparable to nearby Harvard, this is nonetheless a beautiful campus. Buildings are fine old brick structures reminiscent of the old world. The fence bordering the main heart of campus is a thing of beauty in itself, and bears dates which commemorate events and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JBlanc197
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Whether you are into the history or enjoying the scenery and architecture of the buildings, if you’re in the area, I’d recommend at least a stroll around the campus. We were there in early October and the weather was perfect. My wife, daughter, and granddaughter...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adventurer681622
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Lovely area. People are so friendly. Try to take in a bears game. The stadium experience was fantastic. And we won 😊

Date of experience: September 2018
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Free, but you must register before coming to campus
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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