New England is one of the most beautiful places in America, and Magdalen College is blessed to call the picturesque town of Warner, NH its home. Students have ample opportunities to explore New England’s mountains, valleys, and coasts through daytrips to local sites:
Students at Magdalen College have a wealth of cultural opportunities beyond the classroom through the “Arts of the Beautiful” Program on campus. This program, sponsored by the Office of Student Life, has included these recent events:
Approximately thirty minutes from the campus, Concord, the state capital of New Hampshire, offers students a wide variety of opportunities for leisure and cultural beauty, including events at the Capitol Center for the Arts and art-house films at the Red River Theatre. For more information, visit this site devoted to Concord’s attractions.
Approximately forty-five minutes from the campus, Manchester, the largest city in New Hampshire, features cultural centers including the Currier Museum of Art, the Palace Theater, Fisher Cats Baseball, and the SNHU Arena.
In addition to the opportunities in Concord and Manchester, there are a number of opportunities to enjoy professional classical concerts, theater, cinema, and art throughout New England. These include the Nashua Symphony and the New Hampshire Philharmonic in Salem. A wealth of cultural events takes place forty-five minutes north at the Hopkins Theater in Hanover near Dartmouth College.
Boston, one of America’s oldest and greatest cities, lies south of the college, approximately 90 minutes by car. Its historical and cultural treasures offer opportunities for exploration and leisure. Some of Boston’s most popular attractions include:
Boston Historic Sites, Boston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Sports, Freedom Trail, Fenway Park, North End of Boston, John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, Boston Public Garden, Boston Harbor Islands National Park, Beacon Hill, Swing City Boston, New England Aquarium, Boston Pops, Boston Commons, Museum of Science, USS Constitution Museum, Museum of Russian Icons and Faneuil Hall.