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University of Pennsylvania Bookstore

3601 Walnut Street, Sansom Common, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3895
+1 215-898-7595
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Happy thanksgiving

Penn plants are hibernating. The campus look is totally different now. Now those squirrels are more... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Natureholic
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Wonderful and fully University stuff

Full if anything from Athletics clothes and books and all the University things with very nice... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Manuel C
via mobile
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3601 Walnut Street, Sansom Common, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3895
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+1 215-898-7595
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Penn plants are hibernating. The campus look is totally different now. Now those squirrels are more exposed for predation by the pair of red tailed hawk inhabiting in the campus. Happy thanksgiving

Thank Natureholic
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Full if anything from Athletics clothes and books and all the University things with very nice designs ! Well located around the Central Pennsylvania University buildings

Thank Manuel C
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Run by Barnes and noble. Nice assortment of the usual college apparel and books. Good cafe inside. New and nicely appointed but not a "charming" space

Thank jonadoc
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Penn Bookstore include much more than books. It is like the Nordstoms of bookstores. There are books, clothing, university and city paraphenalia and an adjacent cafe. Returns are no problem if returned within 30 days. Just browse through it when you get a chance....More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Bookstore, sells everything you needs in daily life. Agh, expensive though. Nonetheless, bookstore has variety of collection. You can buy small items as souvenir for yourself or for family and friends.

Thank Natureholic
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Remember the days when you could hit a university town and spend the day moving from bookstore to bookstore, browsing with purpose and stretching your brain in a matter of hours? You can still do that here. While UPenn Bookstore knows it's 2016 and has...More

Thank Dukesnyder
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I love this bookshop! A wonderful ambience with inspiring architecture and friendly staff. Brings together a good store of academic theoretical and course-related UPenn textbooks with community aspects such as a good cafe, excellent local books (e.g. on murals and local history, plus art and...More

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 2 December 2014

While this is a college bookstore, it offers many other options. Not only can you buy books for UPenn's classes, but there are other books, such as fiction, non-fiction and magazines, etc., that you would see in a non-college bookstore as well. There is a...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I love this place. There are a great selection of books, UPenn apparel and games to buy. Tables and nooks are throughout the bookstore for reading and study time. The cafe is great, fast and good prices. It is a great place for a peaceful...More

Thank USKiwi79
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Every time I travel to Philadelphia, we go to the bookstore here. They have a great selection of cards ad I usually get 5 or 6 while there. Pens, Shirts, Hats, UPenn Clothing, and this time we bought a very nice certificate frame that was...More

Thank Kristin H
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