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Planning a tour around Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College is considered amongst the top liberal art colleges of America. It is located in Brunswick, Maine and offers a range of programs from the sciences and classics to theatre and dance. The campus is renowned for its design which features leafy walkways, artistic red brick buildings with domes and bell towers. A wide variety of accommodations near Bowdoin College are available.

Useful information for your visit to Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College is located in the heart of Brunswick. The nearest airport is the Portland International Jetport, which is 30 miles away. Brunswick is located on the banks of the Androscoggin River and is a small but lively town with an artistic, scholarly culture thanks to Bowdoin College. It also offers a variety of activities to keep you engaged.

  • 1. Attend the Bowdoin International Music Festival

    Come Summer, renowned classical musicians from all over the world flock to Bowdoin College for over a month of training and performance. It brings together students, faculty and international visitors to exchange ideas on music and perform in a series of concerts that celebrate classical music.

  • 2. Hike on the River Bicycle Path

    The Androscoggin River Bicycle Path is a beautiful way to experience nature around Brunswick. It is a 2.5 mile walk, open to both hikers and cyclists and is one of the town's most scenic trails. If you are visiting in the summer the annual fish migration at can be observed at Brunswick's hydro power station in their special glass walled viewing room.

  • 3. Visit the Peary Macmillan Museum

    The Peary MacMillan Museum is a must visit. It holds mementos from the first expedition to the North Pole by Robert Peary and Don MacMillan, both alumni of Bowdoin College. The museum houses historical photos of the polar expedition as well as whale tusks and Peary's sled.

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