Guided tour

Harvard: 70-Minute Harvard Tour

Activity provider: The Hahvahd Tour

Harvard: 70-Minute Harvard Tour

Activity provider: The Hahvahd Tour
Likely to sell out Booked 14 times yesterday

From US$ 19.50 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 14 times yesterday

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 Harvard Shop. (Closest street Address: 1380 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 1146 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5

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    Our guide was Rafid, an extremely polite and fun Harvard student. He shared great things about Harvard, from its founding to the here and now. He took us around the campus and showed us many different places. His English was very easy to understand and he spoke in a way that was perfectly understood. Awesome experience and what was amazing was that he did the tour on his own birthday!

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    August 4, 2022

    So FUN and educational! Molly, a Brit studying engineering, was a fabulous guide. It was an incredibly hot day and she guided the group to shady spots whenever possible. She was full of fun facts and historical information, many told in fun anecdotal way so that the 70 minutes flew by. We learned about how Harvard U began, who Harvard was, how women were treated as students then and now, superstitions and finally, about Primal Scream!

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    August 1, 2022

    The tour was great, especially the guide. Many interesting insights into this well-known university and life in it. Unfortunately everything was outside, it was not possible to visit the inside. A rip off was the parking garage recommended by Get your Guide. That was more expensive than the whole tour, around USD 40 for two hours. It is best to check beforehand whether there are alternatives.

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    July 19, 2022

    Product ID: 52676