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Southern Methodist University

6425 Boaz Ln, Dallas, TX 75275-0001
+1 214-768-2000
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A beautful and peaceful campus

If you're in the neighborhood it's worthwhile to wander the grounds of this beautiful university... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
John B
Toronto, Canada
Lots to see here

I used to teach at SMU so am familiar with it in many ways. My favorite visit is to the Meadows... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
sue c
Dallas, Texas
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6425 Boaz Ln, Dallas, TX 75275-0001
+1 214-768-2000
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

If you're in the neighborhood it's worthwhile to wander the grounds of this beautiful university campus. Located about a ten minute drive from downtown Dallas, SMU is also the home of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Founded in 1911, SMU is old...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I used to teach at SMU so am familiar with it in many ways. My favorite visit is to the Meadows Museum, which is the best Hispanic museum north of Mexico. It is amazing and well-curated. SMU's oldest building, Dallas Hall, build in 1915, and...More

Thank sue c
Reviewed 27 January 2017

On the weekends, a great place to enjoy a walk on the grounds along the central boulevard. Next to the Bush library and across Hillcrest from lots of restaurants.

Thank BethB75205
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We know that a University is more than athletics, but that was our focus this trip. The campus is beautiful. As Methodists, it makes me both and proud and joyful to see the campus alive with learning. The campus is supported by the Mockingbird Transport...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed across the road at Hotel Lumen, so loved driving past this campus on our way out sightseeing each morning. We enjoyed walking through the campus grounds to visit the George W Bush Presidential Library. Loved the feel of the grounds and architecture of...More

Thank nemo88
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Take a break and enjoy the Habito outdoor Labyrinth at Perkins. SMU has beautiful, well kept grounds. The courtyard where the labyrinth is located is serene. Enjoy the peace and opportunity to do some meditative walking and/or prayer. So glad to have found this in...More

Thank ec0adventurer
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My alma mater, and I am proud to be an SMU grad, it was a quality education and an interesting experience with a sprinkling of the rich and famous. The campus is gorgeous, colonial style architecture, red brick buildings with white pillars, and gold domes...More

Thank Playsgolf
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I love to visit here. It is hard to find parking but it is such a wonerful campus to walk around. It is so obvisous that there is great pride and heritage here. Buildings need to better marked but amazing buildings. I love this place.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Went to school here and its really a great private school, alittle expensive but its the best school in dallas.

Thank KCExplorer77
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here to see the campus, beyond what is seen via sports venues. Enjoyed a wonderful walk around the campus and football stadium.

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What does it cost for a family of 4 to visit SMU? What are the parking fees for weekdays?
13 July 2015|
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Response from Claudia C | Reviewed this property |
I don't pay anything to visit SMU. But I didn't use a guide for this. I just walked alone there. I parked my car in the George W. Bush Museum parking lot and paid 5 dollars.