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University of Minnesota

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Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
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Address: Between Mississippi and University aves. and 10th Ave. and Oak St. SE, Minneapolis, MN
Phone Number: +1 800-752-1000

A comprehensive university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in...

A comprehensive university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 70 majors and fields.

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Nice campus despite the urban environment

This campus sometimes gets a negative perception because it is in the city, but it is decent. There are some really nice buildings and the athletic venues are really good - pretty... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tom H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This campus sometimes gets a negative perception because it is in the city, but it is decent. There are some really nice buildings and the athletic venues are really good - pretty new football stadium that has a nice college feel. Mariucci Arena is a nice place to catch a hockey game. Parking can be tough sometimes, so give yourself... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

University is located Minneapolis and St.Paul. Has an interesting looking art museum that looks like the face of Megatron from movie Transformers.

Thank kanasri
Brookfield, WI
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a nice scenic campus at all - insane to try to park near or walk through. Restaurants nearby may be good but same issues with parking and then trying to find availability.

Thank JD2009Trvlr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the weekend with our son, lots of walking around campus, Dinky Town, Mall of America and the stadium

Thank Vicki B
Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I've been on campus in 3 season, but until this trip had not been here during Autumn. Colors were absolutely spectacular. Its a beautiful campus to begin with, along the river with lots of green space, mall area wide open, academic buildings make it feel like a campus which is good. But this trip, even more beautiful with the colors... More 

Thank KampOC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Museums are Closed on Sundays, so we swung by and got a tour! Austin was a great tour guide and showed us all around campus.

Thank Jarnold7
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Love this University. It has so much to offer and now with almost the new buildings, restaurants, sports facilities, etc, I don't know how you could not want to come here. It does get cold but with underground tunnels it's a breeze plus this area has just as many things to do in the winter than it does in the... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The new(ish) Gopher stadium is modern... and awesome. Well built. HUGE TV screen. Heated grass field. Tons of food, drinks, and adult beverages to choose from. Every seat is a good seat. GREAT place to be on a Saturday night. GREAT energy.

Thank Noah W
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pretty campus. We rented bikes and explored it. There are cheap bike station scattered throughout downtown (maybe in other neighborhoods too). We found out about the bikes from our hotel desk clerk - fantastic!

Thank RealtorLady
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Went to a football game here. Was impressed by the campus. Beautiful this time of year. Very large but manageable on bike. Bike lock areas everywhere. Most everyone was friendly. Eateries were great and service was good. We had a great time here.

Thank Wendy M

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