Things to do

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26 Things to do at Dartmouth

Baker-Berry Library is the heart of the campus, and it’s easy to spend an entire morning or afternoon here.

Visit Dartmouth's version of Hogwarts @ Tower Room

Wentworth Street, Hanover |  603-646-2560  |  Map

Make Baker Bells ring for you @ Baker Tower

Wentworth Street, Hanover |  603-646-2560  |  Map

Contemplate a mural masterpiece @ the Orozco Room

Wentworth Street, Hanover |  603-646-2560  |  Map

Read a few pages of Horton Hears a Who @ The Dr. Seuss Room

Wentworth Street, Hanover |  603-646-2560  |  Map

Stop by the library for a cup of tea for ten cents @ Sanborn House

Wentworth Street, Hanover |  603-646-2560  |  Map

Other campus highlights

Enjoy a moment of Dartmouth tranquility @ Rollins Chapel

College Street, Hanover |  Map

Dress like Daniel Webster @ Rauner Special Collections Library

Wentworth Street, Hanover |  603-646-2560  |  Map

Ponder the pendulum (Focault's, that is) @ Lobby, Fairchild Hall

19 Fayerweather Hill Road, Hanover, NH | Map

Ogle 1000's of orchids @ Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center Greenhouse

Dewey Field Road, Hanover  |  603-646-2382  |  Map

Pick out the planets @ Shattuck Observatory telescope

Observatory Road, Hanover |  603-646-9100  |  Map

Lift, spin, jog, and sweat @ Alumni Gym Fitness Center

Purchase a day pass ($10) at the main entrance desk |  East Wheelock Street, Hanover |  603-646-3284  |  Map


Enjoy theater, art, music, and film

Take in a play (or film or concert or recital) @ Hopkins Center

2 East Wheelock Street, Hanover |  603-646-2422  |  Map

Enjoy the view from the Top of the Hop @ the Hopkins Center

2 East Wheelock Street, Hanover |  603-646-2422  |  Map

Explore the Department of Studio Art and Galleries @ the Black Family Visual Arts Center

Lebanon Street, Hanover |  Map

Take a tour of public art across campus @ the Hood Museum (online)


Get Outside

Play a perfect round of golf @ Hanover Country Club

603-646-2000  |  Map

Hike the Appalachian Trail @ Dartmouth Green to Velvet Rocks

Start at the Hanover Inn, on the corner of Main Street and East Wheelock, Hanover |  603-646-2429 

Paddle on the Connecticut River @ Ledyard Canoe Club

West Wheelock Street, Hanover  |  603-643-6709 |  Map

Non-acrophobes should visit the Queechee gorge @ Queechee State Park

Route 4, Hartford, VT  |  802-295-2990

Check out what’s growing at the @ Dartmouth Organic Farm

Lyme road, Hanover, NH 


Watch a game

Cheer on a Big Green team @ Dartmouth Athletics

Tickets: 603-646-2466

Check out venues @ Virtual athletics Facilities tour


Dine and shop

Dine on campus@ several dining halls

that offer an array of food choices.

Dine in town @ Hanover restaurants

There's a great mix of eateries

Get fitted for your own Big Green beanie @ Dartmouth Coop

33 South Main Street, Hanover |  603-643-3100  |  Map

Spring for tomatoes and other local produce @ Hanover Farmers Market

Wednesdays June through October, 3 pm- 6 pm |  On the green, Hanover, NH

Buy a bag of barley flour @ King Arthur Flour

135 Route 5 South, Norwich, VT |  802-649-3361  |  Map

Especially for Kids

A fun place to cool off @ Storrs Pond

Reservoir road, Hanover  | Map

Directly across the river in Norwich@ Montshire Museum

Montshire road, Norwich | Map


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