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Cambridge Historical Tours

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Offering an intimate, private tour alternative to the larger public tours, Cambridge Historical Tours' guides focus on delivering high-value entertainment while you learn. Fantastic storytelling, in-depth knowledge, and a touch of both humor and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1400 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3807
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+1 617-520-4030
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

We used Cambridge Historical Tours for our private 2-hour walking tour of the area. Our tour guide, Josh, was outstanding. He was very, very knowledgeable & had a great personality. Before the tour began, he asked us what we hoped to accomplish. We got to...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Since I live here it was easy to take visitors around to the interesting places Surrounding us. surroun The first was Longfellow House / Washington headquarters . The gardens were first since the lilacs were all in bloom!Then was the historic interior that was lived...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Our small family group of 5 (with 2 kids, ages 8 and 11) took the Old Cambridge tour yesterday morning. We started early--10am on Sunday, so the Square wasn't too crowded. Our guide, Stewart, arrived promptly, dressed in period Victorian garb, and gave us a...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We had an excellent tour with our Guide Daniel. We were on a women’s only weekend and booked a walking tour to include history,humor, shopping and bars. There were 10 of the 15 women visiting that took the tour and each and every one of...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend using this tour group. We had Spencer as our guide and he was wonderful! His tour was full of great history, funny tales and witty humor. He was extremely engaging holding the attention of all in our group, including my 8 year old....More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed November 2, 2017

We went on the Harvard Square Ghost tour on Halloween. It was brilliant in every way and ahd some wonderful scary moments as well. Our tour guide, Daniel, was engaging, informative, intelligent, funny, charming and a wonderful story teller. We're looking forward to going on...More

Thank Arthur W
Daniel B, General Manager at Cambridge Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

You're too kind, Arthur. I hope to see you folks again very soon. Until then!

Reviewed November 1, 2017

We had a Ghost tour with Daniel on Halloween and it was the best idea ever. He had an interesting character which added more entertainment to the experience, but was not over obsessed in staying in it all the time which I appreciated because sometimes...More

Thank Konstantina P
Daniel B, General Manager at Cambridge Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

You're very Welcome, Konstantina! Come back anytime. Thanks for the kind words

Reviewed October 31, 2017

I had an AWESOME time on the Haunted Harvard Tour!! Cambridge Historical Tours conducted a fabulous 90 minute tour of the Harvard area with Haunted Historical facts. It was a GREAT Halloween treat!

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Our tour guide was fantastic! We learned some great history. He was a great story teller. Would highly recommend this tour!

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Our group decided to book this tour at the last minute. A contact at our hotel recommended the company. Although they were fully booked, Daniel said he would provide the tour himself. I am not a person who believes in ghosts but went along with...More

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the_Hacksaw
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Response from Daniel B | Property representative |
This is! Harvard Yard is inaccessible by automobile, and we think you get an even closer look at things by foot, anyway. Hope this helps!
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