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Francis Quadrangle

801 Conley Rd, Columbia, MO 65201-6440
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Some Things Never Change

Stopped by on my way through Columbia and it’s nice to see that despite all of the changes on... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Cara C
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Boston, Massachusetts
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A Proud Symbol of a Storied Heritage

The University of Missouri campus sprawls over a large area, and many of the buildings date back to... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Dave11974
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Springfield, Missouri
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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801 Conley Rd, Columbia, MO 65201-6440
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"land grant"
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"university of missouri"
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"administrative building"
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"elm street"
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"within walking distance of downtown"
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"red brick"
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"historic place"
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"campus tour"
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"circle drive"
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"beautiful area"
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"mu campus"
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"columns"
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"symbol"
in 4 reviews
"iconic"
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"school"
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"mizzou"
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"photos"
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on my way through Columbia and it’s nice to see that despite all of the changes on campus, the quad still looks the same.

Thank Cara C
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The University of Missouri campus sprawls over a large area, and many of the buildings date back to its Land Grant heritage, or have been built to evoke that era. Undoubtedly, the focal point of the campus is the Francis Quadrangle with its pillars. Mizzou...More

Thank Dave11974
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I work on-campus, just a short walk from Francis Quadrangle. This view never gets old! It is picture-perfect every day. The history and tradition of the columns and this quad are an important part of Mizzou. Definitely worth walking around and snapping a few pics...More

Thank ce11ce
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We took some time to stroll through the MU campus, on a fine day in early June. You definitely want to take some time to visit the campus while in town, and the quadrangle is certainly one of the highlights of the campus. The beautiful...More

Thank James W
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

It is so pleasing that after seeing this campus for the first time more than 50 years ago, seeing it this month after many years still took my breath away. Truly, Mizzou looks the way a great university should look. The historic buildings of this...More

Thank Eva S
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We made a drive by of this site on a trip to UM to find housing for my son. We drove around the circle but it was raining and we did not have much time to spend sight seeing. The campus was beautiful and I...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

This is a lovely area of campus, and a great place for pictures. Beautiful historic place, near where graduations occur.

Thank BDavis1236
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We actually saw fotos of this place in our Hotel room!!! We were so intrigued with them that we decided to visit before leaving town to continue our road trip! So glad we did. The campus is beautiful. The columns are so stunning and especially...More

Thank Vicki A
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Pretty and iconic for Mizzou, this quad is a great place for pictures, frisbee, or just lounging. Go in the spring because they really dress it up with flowers.

Thank Devan C
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The avenue of the columns is from the Courthouse up on 8th and Walnut to the University of Missouri at Elm and 8th Street. You can see both sets of columns all up and down 8th Street. It is a must see if you visit...More

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