We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Princeton University

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
Review Highlights
Arts Museum

This is worth the visit to this University . Excellent collection in many categories from old to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barrie, Canada
University tour

Planned for a tour with high schooler. Great introduction @ the Cilo Hall. Looks promising. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Srini V
via mobile
Read all 809 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The ivy league campus is ideal for a stroll, where some interesting buildings may be visited.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful campus” (125 reviews)
“ivy league” (47 reviews)
“art museum” (89 reviews)
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
Write a ReviewReviews (809)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 687 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth the visit to this University . Excellent collection in many categories from old to modern artists.

Thank GeorgeTaylor46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Planned for a tour with high schooler. Great introduction @ the Cilo Hall. Looks promising. Great campus. The campus bus driver was very helpful to drop us at the parking lot.

Thank Srini V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic background enhances the interest of grand buildings. the campus is great to walk through but parking can be far away.

Thank Yoma U
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Princeton University is the home of between 38 and 46 Nobel Laureates. Okay, and Einstein worked his last days there as did John Nash. It has magnificently architectured buildings sprawled over some 500 acres. It is worth a walk. A museum that houses Warhols is...More

1  Thank dkeshu
Reviewed 3 December 2017

While in Princeton or in the area, do not miss the visit to the Princeton University's beautiful campus. Take an hour, two, or three and just wonder around, or take one of the organized tours by the students, can be traced and booked on the...More

Thank Ori I
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I didn't take a tour, although wish I had (would do next time), but just to walk around this campus was pleasurable enough. It is quite simply stunning. Beautifully designed and laid out and maintained in the modern age it was as if the very...More

Thank DollyBirdScotland
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Wonderful to walk through the main campus on a bright fall day. It is compact enough to see many major sites including Nassau Hall, Whig & Clio buildings, Maclean House, Prospect House, the Chapel, the book store, art museum, Woodrow Wilson school, many dormitories, etc.

Thank AKW52245
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Very impressed by the tour of Princeton. In addition to sharing common facts that prospective students want to know, our tour guide shared historical facts regarding the campus during the revolutionary war, she showed us the room where Einstein taught, and shared neat facts regarding...More

Thank MelCorNJ
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We walked around the campus on a beautiful fall day in the 70’s and loved the architecture and sculptures around campus. We asked a student if there was anything we should see and he told us about the Art Museum. It was small and manageable...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I wish there is more to visit here inside for tourists. But just walking around lovely buildings was enough for me.

Thank Anna G
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 hotels in Princeton
Nassau Inn
608 reviews
.35 km away
Courtyard by Marriott Princeton
296 reviews
2.66 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton
621 reviews
2.79 km away
Hyatt Regency Princeton
1,031 reviews
3.14 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Agricola Eatery
600 reviews
.24 km away
Triumph Brewing Company
526 reviews
.11 km away
Pj's Pancake House
358 reviews
.05 km away
Say Cheese Cafe
6 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Princeton University Art Museum
572 reviews
.34 km away
Princeton University Chapel
101 reviews
.17 km away
Princeton Public Library
166 reviews
.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from ggny | Reviewed this property |
Check the website - search tours and information sessions then click on "current schedule" Looks like they have 2 tours on remaining Sundays in August at 1 pm and 3:30 pm, but check the website to be sure.
18 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from mafcp | Reviewed this property |
1 1/2hours . easy drive
Tanja F
25 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from RRW547 | Reviewed this property |
The Princeton Campus fronts Nassau Street. The Admissions building is one of the first off Nassau Street.Nassau is full of restaurants , shops and has a bookstore that has great maps of the School & surroundings. The campus... More