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The Hahvahd Tour

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Address: 1376 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge Information Booth outside Main Harvard Red Line Subway Station, Cambridge, MA 02138-3822
Phone Number: 855-455-8747
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

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Fun Quick Introduction to Harvard

Having only a limited time to see the campus, this tour was perfect. It is an easy subway ride from Boston to Cambridge which lets you out right at the entrance to the campus... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Orinda, California

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Orinda, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having only a limited time to see the campus, this tour was perfect. It is an easy subway ride from Boston to Cambridge which lets you out right at the entrance to the campus and tour ticket office. Traveling with a family of 4 with teens, it was a great way to tour the campus led by a student guide... More 

Thank donavan94563
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great way to spend an entertaining hour learning about Harvard, informative & funny, Jake was a cool dude !

Thank peakyblinder2016
Ely, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a great hour going round Harvard with Jake. He managed to walk backwards for an hour and keep us informed and entertained. It was a very hot day but we always stopped in the shade, and Jake was able to explain the reality of being a student rather than the myths. We were really pleased we chose this... More 

Thank Stephen W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Jake our tour guide did a brilliant job in catering to the entire group and was witty, charismatic, kind and engaging throughout. He used common sense in the heat, moving us to shady areas, was approachable and accessible at all times for questions and was an excellent ambassador for the university. Thank you Jake- I really enjoyed it and learned... More 

Thank Keggles123
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our morning tour. Our group leader, Jake, was informative, funny and answered any and all questions. If you take the tour, ask for Jake.

Thank Mike B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took the tour for free as we'd already done the Duck tour. Excellent guide Jake who was great fun despite some pretty bad jokes which he reckoned his boss had written!! Jake made sure the group all had a good time and the fact that he is currently studying there made it more real and relevant. Highly recommended!!

Thank JobellsYork
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Jake was great, and the tour was interesting! Learned some great things about the Widener library, as well as Harvard Yard and a few other special spots at Harvard University. My tour included lunch at Fire and Ice, which was yummy. My only wish is that we were able to go inside some of the buildings.

Thank Sandy R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For some reason, my 10 year old wanted to go on this tour very badly. It actually was more fun than I anticipated, due to Jake's funny commentary. Now my kid wants to skip 6th grade and go directly to Harvard.

Thank Mama2Peekies
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great, great tour. I was there with friends and we learnt a lot about the University and their cool secrets. Definitely a must while you're at Boston. Our guide Ronia was so much fun, she had a way to deliver the story that you just will remember it for a long time.

Thank Dario P
San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our guide, Tanner was very informative. Loved hearing that he & Matt Damon shared a dorm. Good length tour with neat highlights & buildings along the way. Great job!

Thank sanantonemom

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