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Address: 116 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4516
Phone Number: +1 855-743-1415
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Beginning in April, we offer public tours. On Saturdays, we offer the...

Beginning in April, we offer public tours. On Saturdays, we offer the Shameless Name Dropping Guided Walking Tours. On Sundays, we offer 5 Star Sunday Brunch Tours which cover the general history of the campus and town with specialty topics such as Architecture, Literary Greats, Hollywood, Tycoon, Einstein and more. In October, we offer ghost tours and ghost hunts where guests use real ghost hunting equipment to prove Princeton is haunted. During wintertime holidays, we offer trolley tours of Princeton. Corporate teams and private groups can enjoy our custom tours, bus tours, scavenger hunts and convention speakers year round. Our tours are rated the #1 Activity on TripAdvisor, New York Times and Small Meetings Magazine. We're rated the #1 northeastern tour company by AAA Magazine. Our professional tour guides use IPads to help connect the historical dots while combining facts and just enough folklore to make everyone feel like a bonafide local! Princeton was the nation's first capitol? The last train robbery occurred in Princeton? Einstein's brain was stolen? Indiana Jones grew up in Princeton and dated the real Nancy Drew? All true and that's not the good stuff! Our tours take you to all the essential sites on Princeton University campus as well as the neighborhoods of Albert Einstein, TS Eliot, F Scott Fitzgerald, Woodrow Wilson, Grover Cleveland, Robert Oppenheimer, Brooke Shields, Toni Morrison and MORE!

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Fun with a friend

Fun and factual experience. Great way to spend an afternoon. My friend and I really enjoyed it. It was my second time and still learnt new information.

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Annandale, New Jersey
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Annandale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun and factual experience. Great way to spend an afternoon. My friend and I really enjoyed it. It was my second time and still learnt new information.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jackie gave a wonderful tour. She is very informed and gave us very interesting facts and stories about the university and the town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Jackie did an excellent job as our tour guide. The 2 hour tour took us around the campus and surrounding homes. She had great facts and kept us interested the entire way! Definitely worth the money and would recommend to anyone wanting to know more about the campus.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had guests from Germany and wanted to provide a great day trip. I contacted Princeton Tour Company based on the reviews on this site. It deserves every 5 star it received. The tour guide assigned to us,Tim Fagin, did an excellent job. Tour included the University, Einstein's residences and life style, and residential area west of the university. Wanted a... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mimi was our guide and she gave us a thorough, engaging, and fun tour of the Princeton University. We all enjoyed it, learned a lot, and we all want to do it again!

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Thank gammon1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the tour with my son and we both truly enjoyed it. The tour guide is very lively and interesting.

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mimi is an excellent tour guide, full of trivia, humorous, and quite a story teller. She certainly has found her calling. She is very informative, very knowledgeable about the campus and famous people associated with it (past and present), and it is quite obvious that she is "famous" around Princeton herself. Future tours will include Mimi quotes in them as... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tim kept us engaged through out the tour. Thanks for him, we learnt a lot of Einstein that I had no idea about. Overall, a very good tour. Thank you.

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Oakhurst, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I highly recommend the Princeton Tour Company's walking tour. Jackie did a great job of filling us in on many unknown trivia about the goings on in Princeton back in the day. It was fascinating! We got to see parts of the university campus as well as some of the beautiful homes around Princeton. Do not hesitate to sign up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Am a local and finally did the campus/princeton Sat. Tour with Mimi who is famous around here for her great tours snd insight. Would highly recommend to anyone as we learned so much about both the town and the University as well as famous peoply associated. Mimi is funny and charming. Hope to do many of the other tours offered.... More 

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