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Cambridge Combo: Hahvahd & MIT Guided Walking Tours

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    Stop At: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

    Meet a student guide on Kendall Square to learn the history of another of America's top institutions of higher education. Look at different campus buildings of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where some of the world's most talented innovators in the fields of math, science and technology have studied. Get the inside scoop on the vibrant history and unlock secrets at iconic sites.

    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Stop At: Harvard University, 1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800

    Get a unique insight into life at an Ivy League college on a student-led walking tour of Harvard. Founded in 1636, it is the oldest university in the USA and boasts 44 Nobel prize winners amongst its current and former faculty members. Be entertained by stories from history and the personal experience of your guide. Learn about the most famous alumni and visit the student-run souvenir shop after stopping at Winthrop Park and Mount Auburn Street on historical Harvard Square.

    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
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    Departure Point
    1: 1376 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    2: 300 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Duration
    2h 20m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Two, 70-minute tours
    • Local guide
    • Written translations in Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Mandarin for the Harvard Tour
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    • Transportation
    • Gratuities
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We enjoyed the combo tour.especially the Harvard tour. Enlarging the tour in Boston.walking the two famous Ivy universities was very intersting.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Lealekaz
    Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

    My girlfriend and I had a great time touring Harvard! Mike was our tour guide and he was great at offering history and just being funny. Wish we could have went inside one of the buildings but still a fun time overall!

    Thank honoriof2019
    Adam S, Guest Relations Manager at The Hahvahd Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2019

    We also wish we could bring you inside buildings but alas - Harvard's rules! Thanks so much for coming and for your review!

    Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

    My family and I loved the tour of Harvard. Becky was our tour guide. She was entering her senior year as a neuroscience major. She could give of great insights into both the history of Harvard as well as today’s university culture.

    Thank RCH313
    Adam S, Guest Relations Manager at The Hahvahd Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2019

    Great to hear - we love trying to bridge the gap between Harvard's history and the university today. Thanks for coming!

    Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

    I liked the tour! Our Harvard guide was great, fun and interesting though we did not visit any building inside. The guide for MIT was not so great and we could not see the done because there were graduates celebration.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Monica M
    Adam S, Guest Relations Manager at The Hahvahd Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2019

    So glad you loved Harvard! I'm sorry that the MIT tour was spoiled by graduation blocking the Killian Court area. Luckily it's such an open campus they hardly closed anything else, though!

    Reviewed 25 April 2019

    We did the Harvard and MIT tours back-to-back. Both tours led by enthusiastic students (the Harvard one being rather quirky!). Although we enjoyed the visits, we were disappointed that we didn't get inside any of the Harvard buildings - it was just a walk around...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Adam S, Guest Relations Manager at The Hahvahd Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2019

    Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the Harvard experience as much as MIT. We'd love to show you inside the buildings but unfortunately Harvard isn't as open a campus as MIT and no tours are allowed to go inside spaces. Thanks so much for joining...More

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