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Harvard University

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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 yesterday

We did the prospective student tour and had a great chance to see what was going on. The campus is impressive and the opportunities wildly exciting.

Thank Anthony I
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour starts at Cambridge Square, which I found out too late. Harvard is a "must see" for anyone who has been to University. It's a tiny campus, and easy to traverse on foot. Go to the shirt store across the street and get all...More

Thank daviddD3505IR
Reviewed yesterday

I was expecting Harvard to have some sort of scholarly vibe, but upon arriving on campus, it literally just felt like any other college campus you can visit in the U.S.. Additionally, while it is historic, I didn't find the campus to be as beautiful...More

Thank Shauna W
Reviewed yesterday

We walked the grounds with hundreds of other fellow gawkers. Packed with tourists and many parents with big dreams for their kids. It was interesting to take in the sites and look at the buildings and the surroundings.

Thank Deltraveler75
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked around campus on our own and shopped in the Coop Store. If we had more time, we would have done a student tour. They looked like a great time.

Thank LesaAN
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The amazing opportunity to understand why this institution is one of the best in America and the World!

Thank Roberto D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For $9.95 booked online, you get a student Harvard yard tour. We didn't go into any buildings because they are not the "official" tour. But the price was right and you get a student's perspective. Highly recommend

Thank wisteriabarb
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was in Boston and had a spare couple of hours, so I took the subway up to Harvard campus. It is a beautiful campus, just like you see in the movies. It's all very quaint and ivy covered. The Lamont Library has a John...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great History of the place where it made lots of world changing people. My best part is walking in the streets nearby

Thank Anuruddhaw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Harvard was beautiful the grounds were nothing like you could ever image and Harvard square has a lot of eateries and shops. You can take the transit system from anywhere in Boston, Harvard has it's own stop.

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Korachal J
July 2, 2017|
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Response from Yash S | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours should suffice.
May 29, 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.
May 27, 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...