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Harvard University

1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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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

This is an excellent way to take in Harvard University. Jonathan did a great job highlighting the various buildings and their significance, including the dorms of older students. It was a shame we couldn't get into any of the buildings, but the tour around the...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Founded in 1636, Harvard University is best known as America's oldest university, as well as one of the most prestigious in the world. This visit I toured the 209-acre campus with alumni, so it was personalized with lots of stories. There is so much to...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the Charles River Cruise and I thought I had seen Harvard. Told my husband we didnt need to go...was I ever mistaken. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. The campus was absolutely beautiful and we had a wonderful tour guide that was a student...More

Thank MLFrazie
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked in for the Hahvard Tour and it was very informative and inspirational for our children. Getting the feel for such a historic place can only be experienced by being there!

Thank cclaver1
Reviewed 4 days ago

My 45th reunion is in October, but I will be in Europe then. Frankly, I have no social contacts with any of my classmates -a natural problem of a university that attracts students on a national level. I visited the campus with a local friend...More

2  Thank Tomas D
Reviewed 4 days ago

The info session and tour were informative, but definitely pushed the stuffy reputation of Harvard. The campus is pretty but very uniform (all red brick buildings). Parking is extremely difficult. I was lucky to find a 2 hour metered spot. Unfortunately the info session and...More

Thank RagsKP94
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the walking tour and the entire Harvard Yard and even the entire Harvard Square was unkempt, dirty, full of delivery and construction vehicles. This was the state of affairs at the richest University in the world! What a shame!

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did do a walk through to some of the Harvard buildings, which seemed soo boring and just old! Everything was soo empty, I know school was out, but it was just soo boring and cold on the campus! At least the part where I...More

Thank fairlady75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spending some time on the Harvard campus is fun for even those who claim no bond to one of the nation's most storied Ivey. Take a walk through the yard, where all Harvard Freshman spend a year before being sorted into a house for the...More

3  Thank Rick P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I toured the grounds of Harvard University as part of a tour of Lexington and Concord booked on our cruise ship. Lexington and Concord were fine, but Harvard was nothing special to me...just a bunch of old brick buildings jammed up in...More

Thank Tommy W
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How did you book your tour.
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.
I see the guided tours aren't available Sundays, is it still worth the trip for a look without a tour??
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...
I am unable to pay with my card. Is it possible to pay cash for the guided tour?
12 April 2017|
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Response from hamjambo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I've never taken the guided tour and don't know. But I suspect that if you show up and explain that you only have cash and your card does not work, it most likely will be no problem.