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Harvard University

1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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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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  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful campus” (101 reviews)
“memorial church” (19 reviews)
“red brick” (15 reviews)
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 self-guided walking tour of Harvard and it was great. The buildings were really stunning in Harvard red brick and it was great to know a bit about the history. There was a bit of construction work happening when we were there and...More

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took a walk through the campus with my family. Was a nice treat. Surprisingly average landscape and campus wise, but who cares when you're learning at one of the most prominent academic centers of the world.

Thank Oliver Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a super knowledgeable guide, though not an official Harvard tour, for our group and she shared so much history of the buildings, campus, and the background of the university. Highly recommend this tour.

Thank JAMESknoxville
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on short break from UK. Took a tour with a fifth year Harvard student. It was really informative and enjoyable to hear some folklore surrounding the buildings/ statues etc. Well worth doing and only $12

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a walking tour of Harvard, led by one of the students named Ben. It was excellent. Ben was very personable and informative and we thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of the university. As an ex-teacher it was also interesting to learn...More

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a walking tour with a local company for 9 USD per person. I would highly recommend this as you get to hear about the Harvard traditions and history.

Thank TripTraveller1989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come an hour before the free tour starts , so that you don't miss out on a tour hosted by a student. Our guide , Annie , gave us a dynamic one hour tour of the history of Harvard with personal stories , legends and...More

1  Thank Alex Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Harvard is an amazing place to see. The building are beautiful. Had a guided tour here and found out some fab information and found out about the various buildings and what they are used for. Definitely worth a look around to experience it, really great...More

Thank TA-Scott83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a Sunday walking (while you still can) it's a beautiful place, makes you feel in a Harry Potter movie!

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This s probably one of the most beautiful college campuses I have ever seen. There is lots of green around the historic old buildings. Everything is very close together and there are maps all around. Hard to get lost and you can see most of...More

Thank jehenson81
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Korachal J
2 July 2017|
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Response from Yash S | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours should suffice.
30 May 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.
28 May 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...