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Harvard University

1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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US$ 19.85*
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Harvard Campus Walking Tour and Admission to Natural History Museum
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US$ 1,200.00*
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Historical Day Trip from Boston in Luxury Rolls Royce Ghost
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Full-Day City Tour of Boston and Cambridge
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Founded in 1636, Harvard is America's oldest institute of higher learning and one of the country's most prestigious universities. Among the illustrious alumni are civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois, philosopher Henry David Thoreau, writer Gertrude Stein, composer Leonard Bernstein, cellist Yo Yo Ma and seven U.S. presidents.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked around campus on our own and shopped in the Coop Store. If we had more time, we would have done a student tour. They looked like a great time.

Thank LesaAN
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The amazing opportunity to understand why this institution is one of the best in America and the World!

Thank Roberto D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For $9.95 booked online, you get a student Harvard yard tour. We didn't go into any buildings because they are not the "official" tour. But the price was right and you get a student's perspective. Highly recommend

Thank wisteriabarb
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was in Boston and had a spare couple of hours, so I took the subway up to Harvard campus. It is a beautiful campus, just like you see in the movies. It's all very quaint and ivy covered. The Lamont Library has a John...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great History of the place where it made lots of world changing people. My best part is walking in the streets nearby

Thank Anuruddhaw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Harvard was beautiful the grounds were nothing like you could ever image and Harvard square has a lot of eateries and shops. You can take the transit system from anywhere in Boston, Harvard has it's own stop.

Thank tojulianna
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't go out of your way just to visit Harvard, but if you're in this area it's a beautiful campus steeped in history. Stop by the Art Museums or take some pictures in front of the statue or libraries (law library is a pretty...More

1  Thank Enrique L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area to walk around and absorb the history of the area. Beautiful open spaces with traditional buildings.

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be cautious that there are other paid tours with tickets available at the Boston Common visitors center and right as you come off the subway, which might be great too but there is a free tour through the Harvard info center. Free tickets only available...More

2  Thank krankn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great piece of historical early America. The ground are so well kept. Lots of walking, awesone old buildings. People are so well informed of the surrounding campus sites . Friendly curteous staff. What a great trip

Thank rod9396
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Korachal J
2 July 2017|
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Response from Yash S | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours should suffice.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Panathinaikos-13 | Reviewed this property |
I did not actually book the tour. We turned up at teh Uni and a tour was just starting so we joined them. We had read on the net that there were free daily tours.
28 May 2017|
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Response from Bharat111450 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, because you will definitely find students even on Sundays, who are courteous to assist you...