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Wonderful free planetarium

This was a pleasant surprise find on JMU campus in Harrisonburg, VA. My kids were skiing so I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy854
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Miami Lakes
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outstanding college

I have had a niece, a nephew and now a granddaughter to attend this college. It isn't a cheap... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
tom24527
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Danville, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise find on JMU campus in Harrisonburg, VA. My kids were skiing so I was looking for something else to do. Saw the planetarium listed in s brochure. They have limited showings but it was excellent. The physics students present the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

I have had a niece, a nephew and now a granddaughter to attend this college. It isn't a cheap place, but I feel like they have all received quality educations. The facilities are well kept. The dorms could really use an upgrade, especially need air...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tom24527
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I visited James Madison University for my child's orientation in July and then again for Move-in Day in August. I love this place. The original part of the University is Spanish-style and full of history. It is spread out over many acres. The best part...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Beautiful campus, friendly staff, and great school. We hope our granddaughter chooses JMU for her college education.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Fabulous new buildings and playing fields have been added to Madison. It was a small campus when we knew it 50 years ago, now is a lovely huge university. What a huge boom it is to Harrisonburg's economy, very impressive campus.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ScotFinn
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful college. Beautiful campus. Great food. The classes offered are up to date. Campus is both modern and historical. Everyone seems friendly and efficient.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

There is a very nice feel to the university and the quad and the lake area are really lovely. The architecture of the buildings is pretty nice and very different than someplace like UVA or W&M. We enjoyed the campus tour and the student guides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RYC88
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The conference room off of the dining hall was beautiful with it's views of the campus. We were there for 2 days and everyone was very polite. Food court/dining hall had many choices and I was surprised at the selections- very good! Definitely a wonderful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank smann2018
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Visiting James Madison University is a must when in Harrisonburg. The campus is beautiful and buildings impressive.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alan S
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Doing College tour with my son and we attend the 1:30 JMU tour. Campus was Beautiful and tour guides did a great job showing off campus. Make sure to visit the rec center!

Date of experience: April 2018
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