University Of California

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  • Address: 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, United States, San Diego
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-8585344414
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Gallery, Aquarium, Educational Site, Theatre, University, Sculpture
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Even if you're not a student looking to join there is a lot to see in their beautiful and prestigious college campus. The strange architectural meld of the main buildings, leading to a title as one of the ugliest campuses in the country. Not everyone agrees though, especially the visitors and the students. A quick walking tour should take you through: 

  • Geisel Library: The most striking building on campus, with Brutalist Architecture, named after Dr. Seuss, and looking just as quirky as his stories Eucalyptus groves.
  • Birch Aquarium and museum: 3,000 Animals representing 380 species, on a hilltop.
  • Public art, comprised most of the Stuart Collection, which is a collection of quirky sculpture.
  • University Art Gallery
  • The Loft: A student performance lounge.
  • La Jolla Playhouse: Not-for-profit, professional theatre.

Free public tours begin at 2pm on Sundays in front of the Gilman Entrance Information Center.

University Of California Hours

Geisel Library:

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 12pm - 8:00pm

How to Reach University Of California

  • Buses 30, 41, 101, 150, 201, 237, 921 stop Gilman Dr & Myers Dr.
  • Bus 101 stop N Torrey Pines Rd & Muir College Dr.

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  • University Of California Address: 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, United States, San Diego
  • University Of California Contact Number: +1-8585344414
  • University Of California Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit University Of California(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit University Of California: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 1.2% of people who visit San Diego include University Of California in their plan

  • 52.38% of people start their University Of California visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see University Of California

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95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting University Of California

People normally club together Ocean Beach and La Jolla Shores while planning their visit to University Of California.

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