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Amazing access to an amazing building

It was so wonderful to be able to enter the library without the sign-up and letters and etc... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
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Don’t miss the murals

We happened to bump into a gentleman who knew everything about the Orozco murals and was generous... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

It was so wonderful to be able to enter the library without the sign-up and letters and etc required from so many other university libraries. The Orozco mural in the basement is stark and hard, and caused much discussion with my 8 and 10 year...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We happened to bump into a gentleman who knew everything about the Orozco murals and was generous enough to spare us half an hour of his time. The context and history behind them is incredibly revealing and interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Orozco frescos in the basement are a national treasure. Fully self-guided tour available. Get a new perspective on our country's history in the Americas.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Don't miss the Orosco murals in the 1st floor study area. These were painted in the 1930s when Orosco was a visiting professor at the university.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 15ann250
Reviewed 13 November 2017

On recent trips to Hanover, we visited Dartmouth College and the Rauner Special Collections Library which is next to the main Baker-Berry Library. We were able to review original records and newspaper and yearbook articles about a family member who graduated from Dartmouth in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank InnatMonticello
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went to see Orozco's murals. Saw his and Rivera's work in Mexico so knew what to expect both in the content of the art and the artist's political outlook . The murals are stark and can be disturbing to some. No matter your politics...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SFCole
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you have heard about Diego Rivera, you should already know about Jose Clemente Orozco--a fellow muralist. What you may not know--but can discover if you are on the Dartmouth College campus--is that the Baker-Berry Library has a complete mural of his on its walls....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank djhart2015
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Baker Library now has copper tops. They had been green for many years. Because of a recent Boston Globe review, many will come here for the Orozco murals. They are an interesting historical piece of art, but my wife found them quite disturbing. I found...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

As with my opinion of the campus, this is also the best of the best Ivy libraries. It's conveniently located in the center of campus and both modern and historic.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 17 August 2016

When you first see the Baker-Berry Library at Dartmouth College from the Hanover Inn and across the Green, the building, complete with a handsome bell-tower, will look very familiar. You will wonder why, until you think of Independence Hall, Philadelphia! It is almost a replica...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Bear59
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