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Western Kentucky University

1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101-5730
+1 270-745-0111
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Beautiful campus!

My husband and I walked the campus this beautiful Saturday afternoon. We stopped at the Kentucky... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Clarksville, Tennessee
The museum is a very interesting place.

Take your time and enjoy the different floors pieces that they have on display. The folks are very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Houston, Texas
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1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101-5730
+1 270-745-0111
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I walked the campus this beautiful Saturday afternoon. We stopped at the Kentucky Museum and then at the "Big Red - Bronze Monster Mascot" for a picture op. How lovely is this beautiful campus! We've been to Bowling Green so many times...More

Thank MaryannF650
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take your time and enjoy the different floors pieces that they have on display. The folks are very friendly.

Thank flamingogal13
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We went to visit and attend their graduation ceremony,Love campus and the layout of the school beautiful surrounding ,well kept clean and beautiful,Attended the PHD and Masters degree ceremony and it was beautiful and well time.the weather was just beautiful.cannot say enough how much I...More

Thank gloriaahmed
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Big Red is the best, fun loving mascot! He explores with school spirit. WKU is a great university for Engineering, Teacher Education, Photo/Journalism as well as other fields. The campus is beautiful with an awesome view FROM THE HILL. Like other institution, students are faced...More

Thank BizzTeacher
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Campus is beautiful and well maintained. Visited for a graduation. People in general not very friendly and the campus has a challenging drive pattern with many blind corners.

Thank Amazing G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The Hardin Planetarium at WKU has been around for years. Although it is showing some signs of age, we saw a great show about the upcoming Solar Eclipse in August. The staff (Theo and Celeste) are really into their work and very friendly to the...More

Thank steveslj
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The campus is such a beautiful place. We were at a wedding in the Chandler Memorial Chapel, and it was spectacular. Very open, letting in plenty of light. There are so many places to take photos around there too! The Collonade, the Kissing Bridge... it's...More

Thank foxsocks
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I arrived on the campus of Western Kentucky State College as a student in the '60s and since graduation have lived within a short distance. There are new and modern buildings, older buildings that have been refurbished, a beautiful football stadium, nice arena for basketball,...More

Thank Kathie P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Enjoyed an afternoon walking the hill on the main campus site next to the Kentucky museum, exhibits, and a nice campus store. Parking across the street from the museum entrance was clearly labeled for visitors. The lob cabins/historic buildings on campus were a nice addition...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful campus and a great place to get in some steps while wearing your smart watch or FitBit. A pride of BG.

Thank Melinda T
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