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University of Virginia

Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely go to the University of Virginia and take the tour. We had a student tour guide who was exuberant and knowledgeable. Wonderful attraction.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Campus was wonderful. Employees exceedingly helpful. Fralin Art Museum too notch. Only disappointment was only the first floor was open.

Thank HonestPhilReviewer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bigger than life, the buildings are amazing and The Lawn bigger than I imagined. The chapel is gorgeous.

Thank beechblogger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty campus to visit in good weather. I walked around the main campus with my preschooler in a jogging stroller, then parked the stroller by Alderman library. We walked from there to the bookstore, where my child had fun picking out UVA gear. The architecture...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a day trip from DC it was a most wonderful detour and could not recommend it more highly. Beautiful surroundings and well briefed staffed. Truly excellent

Thank Durham898
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here too early for a tour, so we wandered around ourselves. There is parking ($2 for an hour) just off the main road and it's very easy to find. A few of the buildings look like they are period but mostly the buildings...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 21 August 2017

lovely spot to walk any time of day, steeping oneself in history and architecture. the university has highlighted the horrific facts about how it was built on the backs of slaves

Thank acodd2017
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife and I always enjoy walking through historic places. This campus was absolutely stunning. I hope the students appreciate the history associated with this marvelous facility. It was wonderful to be able to tour the domed building.

Thank 4Jackson2c
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the college campus designed by Thomas Jefferson in the 1820s. Still maintains its history. There is a nice exhibit in the rotunda and plenty to see.

Thank wexplorers
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The University of Virginia is a historic public college which exudes post-colonial Old South architecture and design. They have beautiful buildings and green areas, and the true historic nature of the school can be found in the numerous statues around campus.

Thank Bowmanator22
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4 July 2016|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to make a reservation. You just need to show up at the gallery at the scheduled times. You can find the tour times and location on the college website.
18 April 2016|
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Response from Kazoo2014 | Reviewed this property |
The campus is well worth walking around and like others stated you don't need a tour however if there is one going on I would just jump in and listen to the guide as they offer a lot of great historical information about the... More
Heather C
15 February 2016|
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Response from jack_et_jill | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hrs will not be enough to enjoy uva without help. The campus is very beautiful. You might need to check with the admission office and do one of the introductory visits that some of the volunteering students might be... More