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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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Boston Shore Excursion: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Sightseeing Tour
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful campus” (104 reviews)
“memorial church” (19 reviews)
“red brick” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely quiet walk around the grounds admiring the buildings. Anyone visiting Boston should hop on the subway and visit Harvard.

Thank dartmoor-pony
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth visiting this site. The buildings are beautiful and so are the grounds. Plenty of places to walk around and visit.

Thank Eastender6410
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful campus during every season. It’s beautiful today with the snow on the grounds. Hubby enjoyed watching the crewing on the Charles River.

Thank Marcia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour led by students working for a Harvard store. They were easy to spot with their "Hahvahd" shirts and energy. They took us on a quick, lively tour of the school.

Thank DavidMinutiae
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a one month placement working at Harvard and loved every minute of it. Was made to feel so welcome by all areas - and the grounds and stunning architecture meant there was always something to do and see.

Thank PaulyFrequentFlyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide is a student, the tour's free, it's only an hour, and we learned so much about the school and its history. It is in a great area, the school is beautiful, and it was the first university in MA. We had a...More

Thank summertimefun1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend taking the Harvard tour. The tour is given by an upperclassman and the history of Harvard is really interesting.

Thank gardenmp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

was in boaton and went to harvard uni very big place .we just walked around .there was a few small tours but we walked on our own. nice small town cambridge wiyh lots of shops and cafes

Thank Russell D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear sturdy shoes and bundle up if you walk around Harvard in the Fall. This was a lovely campus to stroll through. Even without entering any buildings, it makes for a quiet and pleasant activity.

Thank Haley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great University and such a beautiful day we had to have a nice walk through campus. It's a shame we couldn't get inside many of the buildings, I recommend booking a tour to make the most of it.

Thank Carlos_Gonzalez2013
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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...