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Visit Us

There's no better way to see firsthand what Marietta is really like: A college that never stands still in a city that has always been a place for leaders. A campus visit satisfies your curiosity and makes it all real. Most visits include an interview with the Admission office and a campus tour. You can sit in on a class and meet a professor. You can even shake hands with a coach and go to a Pioneers sporting event..

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Open House Events

Marietta offers several Open House events for prospective students.

For more information about Open House events, call the Office of Admission at 1-800-331-7896
(locally: 740-376-4600).

Virtual Tour

View the Marietta College Virtual Tour

Schedule A Visit

To schedule a visit, please use the form below or contact the Office of Admission, either by phone at 1-800-331-7896, or by email at admit@marietta.edu.Our visiting hours are:

  • Monday through Friday 9-4
  • Saturdays 9-12 during the school year
  • Closed on Sundays
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  2. Please Note: Indicating your desire to do these additional activities does not guarantee they will happen. The time of the appointment, and the amount of time between the scheduling of the appointment and the appointment itself determine the feasibility of these occurring during your visit with us.

Directions

Marietta College

Marietta is located in the heart of the Mid-Ohio Valley. Click the image for a Google map.

Driving

  • From the North: Take I-77 South To Exit 1
  • From the South: Take I-77 North To Exit 1
  • From the East: Take I-70 West to I-77 South to Exit 1

From Exit 1, keep right off exit onto Rt-7 South…

  • Continue through 5 traffic lights.
  • At the 6th light (Kentucky Fried Chicken on right), turn right onto 4th Street.
  • Continue down 4th Street through blinking light turn right at next traffic light onto Putnam Street.
  • Approximately 1 block on the right is the Admission House (red brick with green shutters).
  • Visitor parking is provided on the side of the Admission House.

From the West . . .

  • Take U.S. 50 East to Belpre, OH to Rt-7.
  • Follow Rt-7 into Marietta (will become 3rd Street).
  • Turn left at the intersection of 3rd and Putnam Streets.
  • Continue through 2 traffic lights.
  • The Admission House (red brick with green shutters) is approximately 1 block on the right.
  • Visitor parking is provided on the side of the Admission House.

Arriving by Air

The Wood County Airport in Parkersburg, WV, is located east of Marietta and is four miles from Campus. Commuter connections can be made from most metropolitan areas. (With notice, arrangements can be made for picking up students.)

Larger airports with easy access to the Marietta area include:

Port Columbus International Airport (OH)
2 hour drive

Pittsburgh International Airport (PA)
2 hour and 30 minute drive

Akron/Canton Airport (OH)
1 hour and 45 minute drive

Charleston Yeager Field (WV)
1 hour and 30 minute drive

Transportation

There are a variety of options to help you visit Marietta

Bus Services

  • CABL
  • (740) 373-7671

Taxis

  • Adams Taxi & Transportation Service
  • 830 Saint Marys Ave, Marietta OH, 45750

    (740) 373-7433

  • A Cab Co
  • 311 Lancaster St, Marietta OH, 45750

    (740) 374-8294

  • Yellow Taxi
  • 300 Broadway Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101

    (304) 422-4000

Lodging and Local Attractions

Brick paved streets, historic homes, cultural experiences, and all the activities provided by life on the waterfront present Marietta as a place you can definitely call home.

Lodging

Magnuson Hotel By The River *

(formerly Best Western)
740-374-7211
1-855-307-8131
279 Muskingum Drive, Marietta (located on the Muskingum River Parkway)

Comfort Inn *

740-374-8190
1-800-537-6858
700 Pike Street, Marietta (Exit 1 off I-77)

Days Inn *

304-375-3730
1-800-329-7466
Route 31, Williamstown, W.Va. (Exit 185 at I-77).

Fairfield Inn Marriott

740-374-3000
200 Cherry Tree Lane
Marietta, OH 45750

Hampton Inn *

740-373-5353
1-800-426-7866
508 Pike Street, Marietta (Exit 1 off I-77)

Historic Lafayette Hotel *

740-373-5522
1-800-331-9336
101 Front Street, Marietta

Holiday Inn *

740-374-9660
1-800-HOLIDAY
701 Pike Street, Marietta (Exit 1 off I-77)

Microtel Inn and Suites Marietta

506 Pike Street
Marietta, OH 45750 US
Phone: 740-373-7373

Super 8 *

740-374-8888
1-800-800-8000
46 Acme Street, Marietta

AmeriHost Inn

304-424-5300
401 37th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Blennerhassett

304-422-3131
4th and Market Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Econo Lodge

304-428-7500
1954 E. 7 th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Holiday Inn

304-485-6200
225 Holiday Hills Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104

Knights Inn

304-420-2420
3407 7th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Red Roof Inn

304-485-1741
3714 E. 7 th Street
I-77 at US Route 50, Exit #176
Parkersburg, WV 26104

* Discount available upon request for families of Marietta College Students, Faculty and Staff

Dining

Applebee's

(Bar/Grille)
740-374-5390
482 Pike Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Austyn's *

(Fine Dining/Casual)
740-374-8188
130 Front Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Blacksmith Barbecue Company *

(Pit Smoked Barbecue)
740-236-1561
218 N. Seventh Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Da Vinci's

(Italian)
304-375-3633
215 Highland Ave.
Williamstown, WV 26187

East of Chicago *

(Pizza)
740-374-6000
111 Pike Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Empire Buffet *

(Chinese)
740-374-8882
332 Pike Street
Marietta, OH 45750

The Galley

(Casual Dining/Lounge)
740-374-8278
203 Second Street
Marietta, OH 45750

House of Wines

(Italian)
740-373-0096
Muskingum Drive
Marietta, OH 45750

Lafayette Hotel Gun Room

(Prime Rib/Seafood)
740-373-5522
101 Front Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Las Trancas *

(Mexican)
740-373-9508
458 Pike Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Levee House

(Nouveau Cuisine)
740-374-2233
127 Ohio Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Marietta Brewing Company

(Pub/Brewery)
740-373-2739
167 Front Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Memories

(Casual Dining/Lounge)
740-374-9660
701 Pike Street (Holiday Inn)
Marietta, OH 45750

Peppercorns

(Deli/Catering)
740-374-3882
218 Seventh Street
Marietta, OH 45750

River City Tavern & Grill *

(Casual Dining)
740-374-7280
700 Pike Street (Comfort Inn)
Marietta, OH 45750

River City Boathouse *

(Casual Dining)
(740) 373-3006
700 Pike 218 Virginia Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Spagna's

(Italian)
740-376-9245
301 Gilman Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Tampico *

(Mexican)
740-374-8623
221 Second Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Third Street Deli

(Homemade Soups and Sandwiches)
740-374-0003
343 Third Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Town House

(Bar/Grille)
740-374-5073
230 Front Street
Marietta, OH 45750

* Discount available upon request for Marietta College Students, Faculty and Staff

Recreation

Betsey Mills Club

740-373-4981
300 Fourth Street, Marietta

Broughton Wildlife & Education Area

740-376-0831
210 N. Seventh Street, Marietta

Buckeye Park

740-373-1616
113 Faye Avenue, Marietta

Flanders Field

740-373-1616
Harmar & Clinton Avenue, Marietta

Hadley Softball Complex

740-373-1616
121 Linwood Avenue, Marietta

Incredible Community Playground

740-373-1784
300 Pike Street, Marietta

Indian Acres Park

740-373-1616
Linwood Avenue, Marietta

Jaycee Park

740-373-1616
1203 Cisler Drive, Marietta

Lookout Park

740-373-1616
801 Lancaster Street, Marietta

Marietta Aquatic Center At Indian Acres Park

740-373-2445
Indian Acres off of Pennsylvania Avenue, Marietta

Marietta Harbor

740-374-3600
1 Butler Street, Marietta

Muskingum Park East and West

740-373-1616
East Park on Front Street and West Park on Gilman Street, Marietta

Ohio Riverfront Park

740-373-1616
Front and Greene Streets, Marietta

Sacra Via Park

740-373-1616
Front Street and Sacra Via, Marietta

Sixth and Hart Street Park

740-373-1616
S. Sixth and Hart Street, Marietta

The Wilds

740-638-5030
1400 International Road (Ohio 146 between Chandlersville and Cumberland)

Wayne National Forest

740-373-9055

Golf

Arrowhead Pines

740-984-4417
Route 60, Lowell

Golf Club of West Virginia

304-464-4420
U.S. Route 31, Waverly, WV

Lakeside Golf Course

740-984-4265
Route 60, Beverly

Marietta Country Club

740-373-7722
705 Pike Street, Marietta

Oxbow Golf & Country Club

740-423-6771
1-800-423-0443
County Road 85 North West, Belpre

Parkersburg Country Club

304-295-4841
4910 First Avenue, Vienna, WV

South Hill Golf Club

304-422-8381
1253 Gihon Road, Parkersburg, WV

Worthington Golf Club

304-428-4297
3414 Roseland Avenue, Parkersburg, WV

Museums

The Anchorage

740-373-9437
George Street, Marietta

The Art Center

304-485-3859
725 Market St, Parkersburg, WV

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

304-420-4800
1-800-CALL WVA
Blennerhassett Museum
(304) 420-4800
137 Juliana St., Parkersburg, WV

Campus Martius Museum

740-373-3750
1-800-860-0145
Corner of Washington & Second streets, Marietta

The Castle

740-373-4180
418 Fourth Street, Marietta

Fenton Art Glass Co. Museum

304-375-7772
1-800-319-7793
420 Caroline Avenue, Williamstown, WV

Henderson Hall

304-375-2129
Henderson Farms, Route 2 Box 103, Williamstown, WV

Henry Fearing House

740-373-9437
131 Gilman, Marietta

Marietta Soda Museum

740-376-COKE
109 & 111 Maple Street, Marietta

Matamoras Area Historical Society Museum

740-865-3634
200 Main Street, New Matamoras

Ohio River Museum & W.P. Snyder JR.

740-373-3750
1-800-860-0145
601 Front Street, Marietta

Oliver Tucker Museum/Log House

740-984-4250
Ohio 60, Beverly

Railroad Display and Caboose Mini-Museum

740-423-8767
Depot Street Park, Belpre

Strait Run School

740-846-2838
Lowell

Toy and Doll Museum

740-373-0799
740-373-2848
206 Gilman Street, Marietta

Washington County Local History and Genealogy Library

740-376-2172
418 Washington Street, Marietta