Guided tour

Harvard: 70-Minute Harvard Tour

Activity provider: The Hahvahd Tour

Harvard: 70-Minute Harvard Tour

Activity provider: The Hahvahd Tour

From US$ 19.50 per person

Tour America’s oldest university, located 10 km from Boston. Journey through Harvard Yard with a current student and hear tales of the history and culture as you see landmarks and monuments.

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Duration 70 minutes
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Soak up Harvard University history as you tour Harvard Yard
  • Get an insider's perspective on Harvard culture from a current student
  • Learn about the most famous people to attend Harvard
  • See major university landmarks including Memorial Hall and Widener Library
Full description

What better way to see Harvard than through the eyes of a student! This tour is a 70-minute student-led walking tour of America's oldest university, designed to be a funny and educational journey through Harvard's campus. Beginning in the heart of Harvard Square, you'll be led into historic Harvard Yard by an enthusiastic Harvard student. Enjoy the sights while your guide entertains and inspires with tales of Harvard history and personal experience at the university they call home. You'll get an up-close look at major Harvard landmarks including Johnston Gate, the John Harvard Statue, Memorial Hall, and Widener Library. You'll even become privy to a few Harvard secrets along the way! Whether you're a student visiting colleges or a family on vacation, the Hahvahd Tour is undoubtedly the top way to see Harvard.

Includes
  • Access to Harvard University
  • Access to Harvard Yard
  • Access to Harvard Square
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: On foot
  • Map
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    The tour leaves from the middle of Harvard Square outside the Main Harvard Redline Subway Station next to the Out of Town News Kiosk. (Closest street Address: 1376 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02138).

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Not allowed

    • Video recording

    Know before you go

    • Please note:
    • Tours begin outside the Red Line Harvard Subway station (1376 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA)
    • The tour route covers less than 1 mile
    • The route is wheelchair accessible
    • Parking validation is available
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 1019 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5

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    This was a fun tour with a great overview of Harvard campus. Fun facts about the university and our tour guide Keegan was funny, knowledgeable, and a great storyteller. He could answer all of our questions and adapted well to a very diverse group in the pouring rain. Everyone in the family had fun, well worth it. Highly recommend.

    June 27, 2022

    Our tour was led by a lovely girl which was about to graduate but never caught her name - sorry. What a treat to visit such an emblematic campus - oh if we could turn the clocks back .. it was informative and fun and easy to get to. The place is stunning. Well worth a visit.

    May 19, 2022

    Did the tour on Sunday 9th May with, luckily only 4 in total. Jacks, (sorry if I misspelled it!!) our guide was absolutely fantastic. He was so enthusiastic and happy to talk to us about his own Harvard experiences, which was a nice authentic touch. He truly was a credit to his family, such a lovely young man. Your was well paced and Jacks was full of info as we walked around. It’s not what you expect but we did see a live Turkey on our tour, such a strange but funny sight! So, so glad we arranged this tour, as it really enhanced our 4-day stay in Boston. I would thoroughly recommend booking one of these tours, especially if you were to get the same Guide as us.

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    May 11, 2022

    Product ID: 52676