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The Harvard Student-Led Walking Tour

Harvard Information Center, Smith Campus Center, Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 617-495-1573
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Emily gave a great tour of Harvard!!

I was skeptical of how useful a guided tour of Harvard would be, but tour guide Emily quickly... read more

Reviewed today
Canfamily99
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Toronto, Canada
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Great way to visit Harvard campus

We went to see the campus and realized we needed a tour. The student guided tours are located... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sandiegoshome
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Harvard Information Center, Smith Campus Center, Cambridge, MA 02138
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+1 617-495-1573
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"walk backwards"
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"informative fun"
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"current student"
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"different buildings"
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"harvard student"
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"lots of history"
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"interesting facts"
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"great guide"
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"microphone"
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"campus"
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Reviewed today via mobile

I was skeptical of how useful a guided tour of Harvard would be, but tour guide Emily quickly dispelled them with her energy, enthusiasm and knowledge. Really fun and informative.

Thank Canfamily99
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see the campus and realized we needed a tour. The student guided tours are located right in front of the information center in Harvard Square. It was a walking tour with about 20 people in the group. Layla was our guide and...More

Thank Sandiegoshome
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't planning on doing a tour but glad we did, lead by Mike from North dakota, very entertaining and informative, quiet a big tour but Mike was mind full of my son who is a wheelchair user. Would highly recommend.

Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our student tour guide Sophie was very professional and knowledge! We received a thorough tour of the main areas of campus and we enjoyed hearing the stories about the history behind the different buildings and the famous figures who attended the university.

Thank Kristin M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eli was knowledgeable about the college. Added humor and lots of history. Kept us all entertained. Cool that it is run by students too!!!

Thank Muirlane
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great touch to have an actual student as a guide. Ours was Jack from Alabama and he was excellent. History is mixed with traditions and student life today.

Thank Epitwee
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Today my husband and I went on the Harvard tour which was led by Mike. This young man was truly charming and extremely informative.I usually get a bit bored on things like this but he was amazing and had my full attention . Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank robertagreen13
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

A large group showed up for the Sunday morning tour. Mike was quite informative and interspersed his spiel with (mainly corny!) jokes. His ability to walk backwards was impressive! The main grounds seemed smaller than we expected due to seeing shots from movies but the...More

Thank echoisland
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We chose this tour as we thought it would be interesting hearing all the antidotes from the students. It was ok but thought it would have been more funny. Our guide was good, however he had lost his voice and was hard to hear as...More

Thank Debridley R
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Needed a day out after running in the coldest Boston marathon in 30 years. Having done a duck tour we had a free coupon. Our guide was a current undergraduate called Matthew. Knowledgeable, funny and able to walk backwards. 100% recommend this tour.

Thank dravid19
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