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Address: 116 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
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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Campus tour

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Maywood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 2-hour "5 Star Saturday & Sunday Shameless Name Dropping Tour of Princeton" today. Mimi led us around at a moderately fast pace on a beautiful day & was totally engaging & fun. Very fortunate to have early-September weather in November! Mimi is very funny, knowledgeable & personable. First we walked thru the Princeton campus, learning about some... More 

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Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jacqui Alexander was excellent as a guide. She answered all questions immediately! She had lots of fun facts regarding the campus; I felt as if I attended Princeton at the end of the tour. Highly recommend for any parents considering Princeton as a university for their children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Really great...informative and entertaining, and a wonderful walk! If you are in the area, put this on your list.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Princeton. So glad we did this as we learned so much more than we would have on our own. Visited the campus as well as the neighborhood surrounding the university. Enjoyed everything about it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

As a Southern mom of a son who is sure that attending Princeton is his destiny, I decided to make the road trip from SC to NJ with the hopes of having some quality one-on-one time with my son, but also ultimately proving to him that Princeton is too far from home - literally and figuratively. We registered for the... More 

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