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Bowdoin College

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Address: Brunswick, ME
Phone Number: +1 207-725-3000
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This small, elite college is located in Brunswick.

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Magnificent Pines - A Beautiful Campus

We had occasion to visit our grandson son who is attending Bowdoin. The campus is beautiful and the architecture of many of the older buildings is great to study. We enjoyed a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Viaggiatori1
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Connecticut
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Connecticut
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109 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had occasion to visit our grandson son who is attending Bowdoin. The campus is beautiful and the architecture of many of the older buildings is great to study. We enjoyed a program of music by the "Meddies" a great men's a cappella singing group. Dinner at one of the on campus dining halls was a delight and the food... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This campus is well worth a visit. Lovely buildings and a nice place to walk. Some museums and not to miss the Polar Bear statue.

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Thank DavidRG2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

luv the excerise room---morning breakfast was very good----enjoyed the free morning news paper. bar tender was awesome ----made good drinks & was very friendly. luv the steaks & cooked 2 perfection. enjoyed the thursday & friday entertainment. met alot of nice people.

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went on a college campus tour. Very nice campus, the students were friendly and helpful. The location of the campus was good

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Thank nancyo708
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I taught at Bowdoin almost thirty years ago. The place has some newer buildings, but the feel of the campus has not changed at all. A fine collection of buildings built for purpose, not to make for uniformity in design.

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Thank Steven C
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I recently stopped in Brunswick, Maine for the night and visited Bowdoin college the next morning. It's a beautiful campus just to walk around and they offer 2 excellent museum's. One is the museum of art, which is free and well worth a visit. The other is the Peary-Macmillan Arctic museum (donations) which is very interesting and... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

While staying nearby we had some extra time and decided to check out Bowdoin College to see the Commander Perry's Exhibit and their museum. If your looking to do something that doesn't take the whole day I recommend both of these sites. There's no charge for either of these exhibit.

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Bowdoin College and their museum is a great place to visit while in the area. The campus is small and flat, making getting around on foot very easy. Highly recommended!

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Vermont, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Bowdoin College has an inviting campus, with parking designated for visitors, an arctic museum and an art museum. It is also the sponsor of many concerts and cultural activites open to the public.

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Thank VermontTeacher44
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I enjoyed visiting my friends and also returning to the Bowdoin campus and athletic facility. There was a Fitter and Faster Swim Clinic which we attended. I took a walk through the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, a wonderful small museum.

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