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Address: 116 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-4516
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+1 855-743-1415
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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great tour

The tour is great, I'd recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning more about Princeton . It's two hours long so dress warm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is great, I'd recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning more about Princeton . It's two hours long so dress warm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mimi was wonderful! Very vivacious and knowledgeable. It was very clear she loves Princeton. An extra "homey" touch was the fact the several times during the tour, locals greeted Mimi by name. Well worth it. We may try the Halloween Ghost tour in the fall!

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently took trip to Princeton. We had a great time on our tour with Mimi. She brought the town of Princeton to life and gave us an appreciation for the university and community. I definitely recommend this tour!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and 10 year old son participated on the two hour walking tour of Princeton with Mimi and raved about it, saying that Mimi has a lovely personality, is full of detailed knowledge and stories about Princeton and delivered the tour with wonderful enthusiasm. Other members of our family have also been on the trolley tour of Princeton which... More 

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Annandale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

The tour is fun, informative, and just the right length of time. I loved Mimi and her stories both personal and historical about Princeton. I highly recommend Princeton Tour Company.

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Worth every penny, the campus is lovely, Mimi is full of info and very funny. The walk to the houses is cool and worth staying on for. She has a ton of knowledge from a locals perspective and we highly recommend this to anyone not familiar with the school and its history and to learn more about the community.

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Belle Mead, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

This was an excellent tour. We have Mimi as our tour guide. She is very knowledgeable. I am sure if we have more time with Mimi over a cup of coffee, she could tell you even more about the history of Princeton for several more days. Love the tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Just happened on this as we were walking in town and so glad we joined! This is no boring blah blah tour! We had the owner of the company as our guide and she was a delight -- funny, knowledgeable and entertaining. She really knows the university and town.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

If time allowed, I would have taken every walking tour that this company provides. I took the "Shameless Name Dropping" tour on a Saturday afternoon and Tim Fagin was our guide. Rains were expected but didn't come. The trip was really enjoying as the group was awesome and our guide was super awesome.I had visited most of the attractions before... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Visiting Princeton had been on my to do list for several years and if I would have known what a welcoming, interesting, and historic place it is - I would have gone a lot sooner! The town and campuses with their visual charms speak for themselves, but what took our day from good to phenomenal was our tour guide, Mimi.... More 

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