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Harvard Historical Walking Tour

1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3846
+1 617-495-1573
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Ronia, recent graduate, was superb — exuding energy, effortless enthusiasm, experience and... read more

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If you’re in Boston and have about 90 minutes a must see-hear and experience is the walking tour of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karl H
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1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3846
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ronia, recent graduate, was superb — exuding energy, effortless enthusiasm, experience and dedication — a pleasure.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in Boston and have about 90 minutes a must see-hear and experience is the walking tour of this awesome university. Our tour guide, Mike a junior from the great state ND was funny, witty, and affable. I had one idea about Harvard being...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Not the most exhaustive tour, but good for how much you pay. Well worth it. Student was very entertaining.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Was fantastic to get to walk the grounds with a student and hear about the history, the buildings and student life. I would recommend this walking tour. Easy access from the T station!

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

One of my wife's request was to do the Harvard tour. We arrived about 30 minutes before our tour time. First come first served as there is a maximum amount of people for each tour and it was very popular. Our group was still large....More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

We took this walking tour just out of curiosity. It was very good. The guide was Elizabeth, a junior there. She was very entertaining and knew a lot about the history of the place. The down side was the cold. It was freezing!!! I wanted...More

Thank María Elena T
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Our family enjoyed the unique cultural and historical attributes presented by current University students at Harvard. A walk through the University campus with a discussion of historical buildings, campus lore, and stories from past and present; gave our family some insight into one of the...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

I took the free official Harvard Tour, Russell our guide was amazing, a second year student, took us all round the site and we got to go inside the Hall. You could ask him anything about life on campus! Highly recommend the free tour, just...More

Thank L R
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

We took this tour as we wanted to see Harvard and hear the history behind it. Our tour guide was Matthew and he was very entertaining and knowledgeable. He was a current student of Harvard so was able to tell us lots of stories. Highly...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

I took a group of global health researchers on this tour, led by Harvard undergrads who were earning their way through Harvard (as if there's an ounce of possibility of really doing that as a tourguide).

Thank Maynard C
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Carmen N
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Saskia-W | Reviewed this property |
Hello Carmen. You can go to the Harvard Square, with public transportations youncan reach this easily! At the Harvard Square there is a sign where the students give you information of the tour. You can buy your ticket... More
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Jim B
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Every half hour ( on Sunday when we took it), and it started in front of the News Agency just across the road from the entry door to Harvard Campus at Harvard Square
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