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Harvard University

1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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Harvard Campus Walking Tour and Admission to Natural History Museum
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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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  • Average8%
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“beautiful campus” (103 reviews)
“old buildings” (42 reviews)
“memorial church” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
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+1 617-495-9400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the student guided tour of Harvard. I’ve always wanted to be able to say I went to Harvard. Now I can! Student guide was informative and candid. Answered all questions and gave her opinions of Harvard men. (You look for guys with brains at...More

Thank paxnrth
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was in town for a conference being held at the Harvard School of Law. It was my first time there and made me want to go back with more time to spare. Harvard is as beautiful as you can imagine. Everyone is so friendly...More

Thank Dina B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Harvard just to get a burger at Mr Bartleys. Not exactly the usual reason to go to Harvard, but I don't think I'd be accepted academically. Very pleasant campus. Lots of history. And be shore to go to the river and watch the...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Harvard is the oldest university in the US and a trip to the campus is well worth it. Most of the buildings are closed to the public -- students are doing some serious studying, but a walk around the grounds is enough to get the...More

Thank elandja
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our young lady tour guide was delightful, telling us all about Harvard with such humor, enthusiasm and knowledge. She was able to answer all our questions, and she was obviously very proud of "her" university. The history of Harvard is fascinating and inspiring. We would've...More

Thank ANGELINA G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent student-led tour of the Campus by Boris, giving us the historical and student perspectives. Well-structured and presented. Would like to have seen inside some of the older buildings but appreciate that is difficult in a working environment.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit the Harvard campus every time I am in Boston. Take your own tour. There are statues to see everywhere. At lunchtime, in the open area in front of the Science building, several food trucks are available to greet students and visitors. Inside the...More

1  Thank Sam w
Reviewed 1 week ago

The campus is beautiful. Most buildings are not open or they would be overrun by tourists during classes. Harvard has lots of history and our guide gave us that plus insights on what it is like to be a student there. Several international visitors on...More

Thank freesprttravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent six months of sabbatical leave at Harvard Law School in 1996-1997, and recently revisited the campus with family. It had not changed much. The massive Widener Library dominates the campus and some of the newer faculty building could do with a renovation. If...More

Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful campus with amazing architecture and history. We attended an information session and participated in a campus tour for prospective students and families.

Thank jln62
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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.
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ElizabeththeQueen
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.
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BennyVK
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...
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