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Top Choice Library in Hanover & Around

Baker Berry Library

On the north side of the green is Dartmouth College's central Baker Berry Library. The reserve corridor on the lower level houses an impressive mural called Epic of American Civilization, by José Clemente Orozco (18…
Top Choice University in Hanover & Around

Dartmouth College Green

The green is the focal point of the Dartmouth College campus, both physically and historically. Along the east side of the green, picturesque Dartmouth Row consists of four harmonious Georgian buildings: Wentworth, …
Top Choice Museum in Hanover & Around

Hood Museum of Art

Shortly after the college's founding in 1769, Dartmouth began to acquire artifacts of artistic or historical interest. Since then the collection has expanded to include nearly 70,000 items, which are housed at the H…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Hanover & Around

Morano Gelato

Founder Morgan Morano fell head-over-heels for gelato while living in Florence. Next step? Import some genuine Italian equipment and launch this brilliant gelato shop in the heart of Hanover. With new batches made f…
Pub in Hanover & Around

Murphy's on the Green

This classic collegiate tavern is where students and faculty meet over pints (it carries more than 10 beers on tap, including local microbrews like Long Trail Ale) and satisfying pub fare. Stained-glass windows and …
Notable Building in Hanover & Around

Sanborn House Library

Named for Professor Edwin Sanborn, who taught for almost 50 years in Dartmouth's English department, the Sanborn House Library features ornate woodwork, plush leather chairs, and books lining the walls floor to ceil…
Historic Building in Hanover & Around

Dartmouth Row

Along the east side of Dartmouth College's green, picturesque Dartmouth Row consists of four harmonious Georgian buildings: Wentworth, Dartmouth, Thornton and Reed. Dartmouth Hall was the original college building, …
Historic Building in Hanover & Around

Rollins Chapel

Just north of Dartmouth Row, Rollins Chapel is a fine example of Richardsonian architecture and a peaceful place to collect your thoughts.
Museum in Hanover & Around

Enfield Shaker Museum

Set in a valley overlooking Mascoma Lake (11 miles southeast of Dartmouth), the Enfield Shaker site dates back to the late 18th century and grew into a small but prosperous community of Shaker farmers and craftspeop…
Diner in Hanover & Around


A Dartmouth institution since 1947, this is Hanover's oldest establishment, always packed with students meeting for a coffee or perusing their books. From the retro tables or the Formica-topped counter, order typica…