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Harvard University

1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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Harvard Campus Walking Tour and Admission to Natural History Museum
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3800
+1 617-495-9400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is Harvard University, the place that Educated generations of The Saltonthall Family who originated in England. They Were the finest family in New England. My home growing up, in Newton Massachusetts was in back of their home on The Ledges in Chestnut Hill, and...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth exploring no need to book a tour just wonder around , make sure you visit Harvard Square

Thank 91cz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Harvard has a "sense of place." I was amazed at the number of groups who were clearly just visiting the campus. School groups from other countries visit to see one of the world's most prestigious universities. Seeing the buildings from the outside is magnificent. The...More

Thank Floridabluemacau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful campus. Restaurants and shops near by. Street parking. Great for anyone interested in architecture or history.

Thank Sven P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing campus, buildings and students....alive with energy! My pedometer told me I had walked 7.9 miles If you followed the students, you soon learned where the best food and drinks were available.

Thank caliber38
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a week visiting Boston and Cape Cod and had a day to visit some of our favorite sites in Boston before our flight home to Southern California. Harvard was top of the list!

Thank jeannem265
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst in Boston, MA, I had to make sure Harvard was on my list of places to visit. I strolled the leafy suburban grounds, soaked up the 33°C heat and literally watched everyone go about their business as new students moved in and the grounds...More

1  Thank Liam_Marshall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide, Annie was awesome. The tour was fun and full of great historical information, peppered with glimpses of student life.

Thank fsmith1959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am sure I am not, but I sure felt smarter just walking around the beautiful grounds. Inspiring architecture and the layout of the entire area and nice shops and cafes is fantastic. Worth a visit.

Thank Gordeau1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical campus with famous central Harvard Yard and many other buildings and museums and library.Grat people watching and hearing languages from all over the world.

Thank rzamenhof
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How did you book your tour.
30 May 2017|
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I see the guided tours aren't available Sundays, is it still worth the trip for a look without a tour??
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...
I am unable to pay with my card. Is it possible to pay cash for the guided tour?
12 April 2017|
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Response from hamjambo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I've never taken the guided tour and don't know. But I suspect that if you show up and explain that you only have cash and your card does not work, it most likely will be no problem.