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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank Enrique L
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 6 days 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

1  Thank krankn
Reviewed 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Harvard has not the most beautiful campus of the ivies. It has N overblown reputation and an overrated campus to match. I was accepted to several of the ivies and best private colleges in the country and i found suprisingly thatthis campus was the most...More

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely campus. Lots of trees, enjoyed walking around and watching the people who "belonged" there. Terrible traffic around the area, what I would expect in a college town.

Thank Mann545
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from Boston. While visiting with our two children of 12 and 13 years of age we visited Harvard University. We took the FREE Harvard Walking tour which is located at the Harvard Information Center which is on the corner of Mount Auburn St...More

2  Thank Joe F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about Harvard is special. The yard, the buildings, the libraries, the Coop. But most of all, the people. Walking around the beautiful campus, any time of the year, watching students and professors from all over the world, felt really good. I have been in...More

1  Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alot to see. We visited the JFK exhibit what a great experience. Harvard Square is full of history. There are many restaurants and stores near by. Easy to to get to by the red line T.

1  Thank fc2barney
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the campus that must have given "Ivy League" its name. Not that so many buildings are covered with ivy, but it's the feel of the place.Take a student-led tour, and don't let thoughts of how arrogant Harvard is spoil the beauty of the...More

Thank carolagate
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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...