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Hoover Tower

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 95319
+1 209-242-6947
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Get high on the Stanford Campus

I'd lived in the Bay Area for a good part of my life and had never visited Stanford. Amaing campus... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Melbourne, Australia
amazing view, but not stroller friendly

We visited our friend at Stanford and it appears that those who work/study at Stanford can bring... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
Burlingame, California
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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 12 July 2016

I'd lived in the Bay Area for a good part of my life and had never visited Stanford. Amaing campus and a great view of it all from Hoover Tower. If you're in the area or on campus, check it out.

Thank FABourdain
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We visited our friend at Stanford and it appears that those who work/study at Stanford can bring two visitors to Hoover Tower with them for free. We were with a baby and you can't bring stroller inside but should leave outside(((( and you can't bring...More

Thank mizaika
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Herbert Hoover, a graduate from the first graduating class at Stanford, call his university "the best place in the world." He went on to help feed needy people in war torn Europe after both world wars and promote peace throughout his life. To see the...More

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Its 3$ to enter, cash only. The personal is very friendly. Was interesting to learn about Herbert Hoover and to see the campus from the observatory deck on the top of the tower.

Thank Volha T
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The tower was closed for a very long time and I finally got a chance to go. they still weren't letting people up that done it's been about ten fifteen years since I was able to go to the tower still as amazing as historic.h...More

Thank frequent1
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The three hundred and sixty degree view of the campus and surrounding bay area is captivating. There is not much of a wait and the docents do a good job of getting everyone up and down the elevator. It was fun to see the bells...More

Thank Janscience
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We only viewed the tower from below, but it looked like others had gone up into the tower to enjoy the view.

Thank Claudia E
Reviewed 19 May 2016

A must visit and see place when you visit Stanford. This gives a full view of the campus. The entire campus can be seen as the tower gives a full 360 degree view.

Thank uditpahwa
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

If you visit Stanford Hoover Tower is a must see. You get an inspiring 360° view of the campus as well as the bay area. They only let small groups up at a time so the wait at time may take awhile but in the...More

Thank Johnny M
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Hoover Tower is free for students and their companions, and outsiders can hop on the elevator to the top for a small fee. It is about a 5 minute walk from Memorial Church/Palm Drive, where most of you will probably visit. On a clear day,...More

Thank Ryan C
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Ravi L
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Response from allan1949 | Reviewed this property |
it is almost impossible to find nearby parking