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Address: 1376 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge Information Booth outside Main Harvard Red Line Subway Station, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: 855-455-8747
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Description: The Hahvahd Tour, now in its 10th season, is the most popular tour of...
The Hahvahd Tour, now in its 10th season, is the most popular tour of Harvard University in Cambridge. Our guests enjoy a theatrical journey led by current Harvard students. Our tours have served over one million Harvard visitors and enjoy high marks from the NY Times, NPR, TripAdvisor and Yelp! Our Harvard Square staff are available to help you find places to eat, shop and enjoy during your visit to Harvard. They can be easily be found by looking for their straw Harvard hats and smiling faces right outside of the Harvard MBTA Station. The tour is owned by Harvard alumni, operates under license by the Harvard Trademark Program and officially partners with The Harvard COOP and Harvard Student Agencies. Tours run March 1st - November 30 Tours run 7 days a Week, Tour Times Visit or website for an up to date tour time calendar and to purchase tickets!
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I went to Harvard! excellent and fun tour

Highly recommend - you walk the grounds and hear fun stories from harvard's students life. If you taking duck tour - this tour comes free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend - you walk the grounds and hear fun stories from harvard's students life. If you taking duck tour - this tour comes free.

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Terre Haute, IN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We took this tour since we were visiting Harvard with a prospective student and the admissions office wasn't offering a tour at a time we could attend. The tour was interesting and informative and the guide was happy to answer questions. My only complaint was our difficulty in locating the tour and the parking garage which offered validated parking. We... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was a phenomenal experience all the way around. The guides were easy to find and incredibly friendly. Eli gave a GREAT tour filled with dramatic effect and countless laughs. The information provided on this tour was the appropriate balance of humor, entertainment and history. We even left with a local lunch recommendation that turned out to be delicious. The... More 

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La Quinta, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had a great time. The tour was both fun and interesting. Our tour guide Louisa was funny and entertaining. If you've ever wanted to take a tour of the campus this is a great one.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We did the Hahvahd tour on a chilly November day, and strongly recommend it. Our guide Vanessa was sparkling, informative & entertaining. The tour was a little over one hour and although it is only outdoors it provided a great overview of Harvard.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great way to see the campus, the walk is funny and informative. Our guide was very nice and told us many stories about the university. The student-owned shop at the end of the tour is also interesting.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This was a great way to spend an hour on a nice Fall day in Harvard Square. Our tour guide Aubrey was awesome! She provided a good mix of historical information, pop culture and humor all while answering questions from the group. It's a walking tour around the grounds, so be sure to dress appropriately (someone in our group had... More 

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Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This tour was delightfully entertaining and full of informative facts about the school. I learned so much about the school's history along with some funny stories about some of the famous characters who have attended in the past. Make sure to ask about Conan O'brien's story regarding the chair! Also, try out Pinnochio's Pizza for lunch! It was delicious!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I am usually not a fan of guided tours because I have had some very disappointing guides. This was something completely different! The tour had a great balance of information and entertainement. Our guide, Derek, was phenomenal! He had such great energy and attitude throughout the tour and he managed the group very well. I tend to lose focus easily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Priyanka was a great guide. Very informative tour laced with humorous anecdotes. Good value for money

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