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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, and informative by real Harvard students

Kristian was our guide and she was terrific. Very entertaining, informative and managed the group well. We learned about the history of Harvard, the student accommodations, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kristian was our guide and she was terrific. Very entertaining, informative and managed the group well. We learned about the history of Harvard, the student accommodations, the different buildings, library and yard as well as some student practices and different names for things. All our collective questions were answered and my interest was maintained to e very end. Well worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This tour is lead by the students at Harvard. We strolled around the campus for about 90 minutes. With our guide Kyle filling our heads with lots of facts and information about Harvard and it's history. He made it interesting and entertaining! It would have been nice to go inside the buildings but that didn't happen. We booked online so... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awkward tour guide and overall just not impressed. Store at end was lame. Go to coop instead for gear

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had friends in from the UK and this tour was a great complement to exploring Boston/Harvard Square. Our tour guide Able was engaging and informative. I would highly recommend this tour to visitors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live local, but had never toured the campus. This tour takes you through the main quad and last about 90 mins. You get a lot of history on Harvard and some famous alumni. Unfortunately you can't go into any of the buildings as they are off limits to anyone but students. That was a bit of a bummer (but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and funny tour with Heather. We learned a lot and were amazed abot some of the facts. We highly recommend the hahvahd tour with the lovelly Heather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cormac was our guide. He did a great job balancing just the right amount of information and Harvard history with wit. He kept the attention of myself, 9 and 12 year old boys and 2 teenage girls. Nicest hour we spent in Boston last weekend. Thank you Cormac!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely day showing my English friends around Cambridge and this tour was a highlight. My friends husband works at Exeter COllege at Oxford UNiversity so it was very special for him. Our guide was funny, knowledgeable and very entertaining. One negative thing.......which I read a lot of other places in reviews....it would have been nice to see INSIDE... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to get the history of the place and hear the stories of the grounds and the buildings. I think it added something special to have a tour guide who attends the school as their school pride is infectious. If you can get Cormac, he is great guide and very knowledgeable. Be prepared for more puns than can sink a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came into Cambridge for a week and decided to take the Hahvahd Tour to get ourselves oriented to the campus. Glad we did. We learned some interesting things about the history of Harvard. The tour guide was both interesting and funny. The length was just right and there was an opportunity to sit down which was nice since we... More 

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