Visitor information – 66th National Seminar
Stanford University

Sightseeing on campus

Stanford Visitor Information.

Campus Eateries: Stanford offers more than 30 dining options right on campus, including Thai, Italian, and California cuisine. List and map.

Guided Tours:
Student-led tours (11 am and 3 pm)
Golf-cart tours
Group tours (10 or more people)
Self-guided podcast tour

Highlights in the Center of Campus (See maps, below)

  • Hoover Tower – Open 1–4 p.m. $2
  • Rodin sculpture – Burghers of Calais
  • Center of Quad – See the great architecture of the Quad and the mural on the Memorial Church
  • Memorial Church
  • New Guinea totem pole garden
  • Stanford Bookstore

A bit further out:

  • Rodin sculpture garden – The largest collection of Rodin sculptures outside of France. Free. Open public access 24 hours.
  • Cantor Arts Museum – More Rodin sculptures &and many more exhibits. Free. Wed–Sun, 11am-5pm; Thurs, 11am-8pm)
  • Cactus garden
  • Mausoleum for Leland Stanford Jr. (son of the Stanford family who founded the school in his name)
  • Angel of Grief – copy of statue by William Wetmore Story