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.

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME
+1 207-725-3000
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Typical Far-Left College.

I am retired military. When looking at local colleges/universities to utilize my GI Bill, I... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Chuck W
,
Topsham, Maine, United States
Beautiful campus

Interesting buildings. Friendly students. Plenty of places to walk. Beautiful art museum on... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Afoodie65
,
Cold Spring, New York
Read all 90 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“arctic museum” (14 reviews)
“art museum” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Brunswick, ME
CONTACT
Website
+1 207-725-3000
Write a Review
Reviews (90)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 31 December 2016

I am retired military. When looking at local colleges/universities to utilize my GI Bill, I investigated Bowdoin College. It is a beautiful campus with a rich and proud history. I SERIOUSLY considered attending the college because of its history and reputation as a top-shelf college....More

3  Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Interesting buildings. Friendly students. Plenty of places to walk. Beautiful art museum on campus. Campus is near the center of town; plenty of parking in town or on campus.

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had occasion to visit our grandson son who is attending Bowdoin. The campus is beautiful and the architecture of many of the older buildings is great to study. We enjoyed a program of music by the "Meddies" a great men's a cappella singing group....More

1  Thank Viaggiatori1
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This campus is well worth a visit. Lovely buildings and a nice place to walk. Some museums and not to miss the Polar Bear statue.

Thank DavidRG2013
Reviewed 22 October 2016

luv the excerise room---morning breakfast was very good----enjoyed the free morning news paper. bar tender was awesome ----made good drinks & was very friendly. luv the steaks & cooked 2 perfection. enjoyed the thursday & friday entertainment. met alot of nice people.

Thank David B
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Went on a college campus tour. Very nice campus, the students were friendly and helpful. The location of the campus was good

Thank nancyo708
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I taught at Bowdoin almost thirty years ago. The place has some newer buildings, but the feel of the campus has not changed at all. A fine collection of buildings built for purpose, not to make for uniformity in design.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I recently stopped in Brunswick, Maine for the night and visited Bowdoin college the next morning. It's a beautiful campus just to walk around and they offer 2 excellent museum's. One is the museum of art, which is free and well worth...More

Thank tj_allman100
Reviewed 18 September 2016

While staying nearby we had some extra time and decided to check out Bowdoin College to see the Commander Perry's Exhibit and their museum. If your looking to do something that doesn't take the whole day I recommend both of these sites. There's no charge...More

1  Thank 2sunshine401
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Bowdoin College and their museum is a great place to visit while in the area. The campus is small and flat, making getting around on foot very easy. Highly recommended!

Thank RaleighNCtravelGuy
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Wild Oats Bakery & Cafe
276 reviews
.60 km away
Libby's Market
318 reviews
.75 km away
Tao Yuan
223 reviews
.67 km away
Bombay Mahal
132 reviews
.78 km away
Nearby Attractions
Androscoggin Swinging Bridge
38 reviews
1.35 km away
Maine State Music Theatre
90 reviews
.15 km away
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum
83 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bowdoin College staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit