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California State University Long Beach

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Address: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-0004
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Broadway shows at the music center

Brought subscriptions for my husband my good friends Shawn and Cynthia to watch 4 productions. Already seen the first one and it was good

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Long Beach, California
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Beijing, China
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1,210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Man, it was such a long time ago when I went there! Yeah, I saw great performances in the theatre in addition to having some snacks in the hallway. THe big blue pyramid was always something that I thought of going to. Then the campus itself was very big over all!

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Long Beach, California
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Brought subscriptions for my husband my good friends Shawn and Cynthia to watch 4 productions. Already seen the first one and it was good

Thank kamkam93
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went there to see Evita on Valentine's weekend. It was fantastic the venue itself is beautiful. Parking is $7 and there's plenty of parking. The chairs are very roomy and the armrest are big. No elbow fighting with the person next to you. There's not a bad seat in the whole house and the Isles are... More 

Thank Johnny V
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Both my wife (70's) and my son (00's) are alum's. The campus covers a lot of ground, but is very walk/bike friendly. You get a nice sense on on campus community, but since it is in the middle of a large city (Long Beach) and next to an even larger city (LA) you are close to everything.We go back for... More 

Thank Mike B
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I am an international student at csulb taking my master's, and I honestly love it here. The campus is really modern, always sunny, there's a lot of clubs, a museum, the gym is amazing, we have three pools, etc. Go beach!

Thank Alice C
Riverside, California
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2,147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 493 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We came here to watch some sporting events and found ourselves walking the campus just for a nice stroll. There are several parklike settings that retain a natural feel in the midst of a modern academic setting. Every sports field is well maintained. Plenty of parking...pay attention to the meter requirements.

1 Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Long Beach, California
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I wish they had all the parking and amazing buildings they have now when I went there! The new parking lots are a Godsend and the new buildings are gorgeous!

Thank TheChar
San Clemente, California
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

As a 1964 grad I still have fond memories of Cal-State Long Beach (Long Beach State when I started. The campus has faired quite well with the pyramid a real plus. It was crowded with the 9,000 students when I graduated and at 35,000 + I can imagine how crowded it is now. When I attended we referred to it... More 

1 Thank Lighthouse2006
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Long Beach State has a historic reputation. The Iconic Blue pyramid set a picturesque back drop as we did a quick drive by visit. We will register for the self guided tour.

Thank Calana G
Southlake, Texas
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice campus to walk. Really interesting architecture --especially the pyramid and the gardens. Can be chaos when classes break but even that is fun for the vibe.

Thank Maxly

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