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Cambridge Historical Tours

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Offering an intimate, private tour alternative to the larger public tours, Cambridge Historical Tours' guides focus on delivering high-value entertainment while you learn. Fantastic storytelling, in-depth knowledge, and a touch of both humor and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1400 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3807
+1 617-520-4030
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

I went on a CHT Harvard ghost tour in Harvard Square and had a great time. The tour was an hour and a half long on a cool October night starting by the Coop and ending in the cemetery. Overall the guide was very engaging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorry04
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on a Boston freedom trail walking tour with Daniel Berger-Jones. I had been a few years prior on my own and highly recommend doing this with a guide from this company. He was informative, entertaining and engaging We love history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

We used Cambridge Historical Tours for our private 2-hour walking tour of the area. Our tour guide, Josh, was outstanding. He was very, very knowledgeable & had a great personality. Before the tour began, he asked us what we hoped to accomplish. We got to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KW11771
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Since I live here it was easy to take visitors around to the interesting places Surrounding us. surroun The first was Longfellow House / Washington headquarters . The gardens were first since the lilacs were all in bloom!Then was the historic interior that was lived...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Our small family group of 5 (with 2 kids, ages 8 and 11) took the Old Cambridge tour yesterday morning. We started early--10am on Sunday, so the Square wasn't too crowded. Our guide, Stewart, arrived promptly, dressed in period Victorian garb, and gave us a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We had an excellent tour with our Guide Daniel. We were on a women’s only weekend and booked a walking tour to include history,humor, shopping and bars. There were 10 of the 15 women visiting that took the tour and each and every one of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend using this tour group. We had Spencer as our guide and he was wonderful! His tour was full of great history, funny tales and witty humor. He was extremely engaging holding the attention of all in our group, including my 8 year old....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Leslie M
Reviewed November 2, 2017

We went on the Harvard Square Ghost tour on Halloween. It was brilliant in every way and ahd some wonderful scary moments as well. Our tour guide, Daniel, was engaging, informative, intelligent, funny, charming and a wonderful story teller. We're looking forward to going on...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Arthur W
Daniel B, General Manager at Cambridge Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

You're too kind, Arthur. I hope to see you folks again very soon. Until then!

Reviewed November 1, 2017

We had a Ghost tour with Daniel on Halloween and it was the best idea ever. He had an interesting character which added more entertainment to the experience, but was not over obsessed in staying in it all the time which I appreciated because sometimes...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Konstantina P
Daniel B, General Manager at Cambridge Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

You're very Welcome, Konstantina! Come back anytime. Thanks for the kind words

Reviewed October 31, 2017

I had an AWESOME time on the Haunted Harvard Tour!! Cambridge Historical Tours conducted a fabulous 90 minute tour of the Harvard area with Haunted Historical facts. It was a GREAT Halloween treat!

Date of experience: October 2017
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August 14, 2015|
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Response from Daniel B | Property representative |
This is! Harvard Yard is inaccessible by automobile, and we think you get an even closer look at things by foot, anyway. Hope this helps!