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Self-Guided Tours

In addition to guided tours, there are a several ways to experience Purdue on your own terms.

Self-Guided Publications

A self-guided tour booklet and a brochure are available at the Visitor Center located in the Northwestern Street Parking Garage and in the Purdue Memorial Union (main floor). These publications also can be viewed online, downloaded, and printed.

Other Ways to Experience Purdue

Dauch Alumni Center

A visit to Spurgeon Hall of Spirit in the Dauch Alumni Center provides interactive kiosks and exhibits showcasing Purdue's history and alumni achievements. The center is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and during home football games from 8:00 a.m. to kick-off time. More info.


View some of Purdue’s own collections as well as traveling exhibits at the two art galleries on campus – the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center and the Gallery located in Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Visit our newest gallery located in Lafayette, The Fountain Gallery in the historic Perrin building;  330 Main Street, Lafayette

Visit the Galleries website for current hours and exhibits.

Cultural Centers

Three cultural centers – Black, Latino, and Native American – foster a culturally diverse and intellectually inclusive campus environment while serving as a “second home” for students and a resource for educational materials, music, and art. Visit the centers’ web sites for contact information and hours of operation.

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Campus Scenes

Purdue Gateway Purdue Memorial Union and lawn University Hall Purdue All-American Marching Band & World's Largest Drum
Purdue Horticulture Garden Purdue Bell Tower Aerial view of Founder's Park and Loeb Fountain Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering

Community Photos

A view of downtown Lafayette Downtown fireworks Pedistrian Bridge over the Wabash Water Globe at the Colombian Park Zoo
A local favorite in downtown Lafayette The Farmer's Market in West Lafayette Bicyclists are welcomed in the community Live music performances at the annual festivals


Purdue Campus Sculptures The Boilermaker Special Dining Options at Purdue World's Largest Rube Goldberg Machine at Purdue

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  • Contact us by phone:
       (765) 494-4636
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  • Visit us in person:
       Purdue Memorial Union
       Room 110
       101 N. Grant Street
       West Lafayette, IN 47907

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