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Hoover Tower

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 95319
+1 209-242-6947
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Big Tower, Conservative History, Interesting Nickname

As a 1975 Stanford graduate, I took my family to show them the Hoover Tower and tell them a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
Stanford site

If you're going to visit Stanford university, a good stop is the Hoover tower. It's close by the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
D. W
Vancouver, Canada
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This 285-foot tower furnishes an outstanding view and houses the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 95319
+1 209-242-6947
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a 1975 Stanford graduate, I took my family to show them the Hoover Tower and tell them a little about it and its history. When I went to school in the 70's, it was known as a conservative think tank with the nickname of...More

Thank mmuller7753
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're going to visit Stanford university, a good stop is the Hoover tower. It's close by the university offices and business faculty. You can take nice Pictures by the tower and water fountain.

Thank D. W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are on Stanford's campus you should definitely go up in the Hoover Tower. The view is spectacular. If it is a busy time on campus there may be a line but it is worth the wait. There is also a nice museum at...More

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

spectacular view from the above this tower of University campus.it was cool and good after walking around the campus in the hot day.

Thank Elham S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Stanford university before and did not realize that we can go up to the top of the tower. Each entrance is $4 per adult. Senior only need to pay for $3. Up the top there are many bells and beautiful view. At the...More

1  Thank Jeffrey_Teh_2000
Reviewed 27 May 2017

On the sprawling Stanford Campus, you can be so busy that you see the Hoover Tower, but fail to take a chance on going up it. My review is a misadventure because I showed up at 4.01pm and missed going up. I got a good...More

Thank FredTravelVa
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is the icon of Stanford, and worth scheduling a time to go up the tower. You'll certainly take a picture from several vantage points on Stanford.

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Worth spending the $4 to go up in the elevator to see the views from the tower over the campus, out to the mountains and the bay.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I wouldn't go out of my way to see this but if you are the campus the view from the tower is nice and gives a good idea of the Stanford Campus and surrounding Silicon Valley. The building also has a museum dedicted to Herbert...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A tower with history descriptions about president Hoover. There is an elevator to the top. Nice view of Stanford campus.Somebody said meetings of a think tank of top rated people arranged here.not sure about it.

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Ravi L
31 March 2017|
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Response from allan1949 | Reviewed this property |
it is almost impossible to find nearby parking