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Cambridge Historical Tours

1400 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3807
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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 charm have kept our guests delighted for six years. Whether you're looking for tours of Harvard, The Freedom Trail, The North End, MIT, Cambridge, Beacon Hill, or surrounding areas, we can customize your path to make sure you see what you'd like to see. For travelers with kids and educational groups, we have costumes from every era. For corporate tour groups and others who prefer a more traditional tour, we can dress in business casual, or accordingly to the weather. At night, we offer private and group Ghost Tours and Pub Crawls. Private bookings of Harvard and MIT are also available in French and Spanish (subject to guide availability).
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Reviewed 10 March 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

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Reviewed 2 November 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
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Daniel B, General Manager at Cambridge Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 1 November 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

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

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

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Reviewed 31 October 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 9 October 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 5 August 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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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Max was Great! We loved the Puritan tour - he was engaging, funny and smart. Amazing how he remembered all the dates and specific historic character's names and stories! ..so impressive, so thought provoking and so fun! Thank you for a great experience for our...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Daniel was the tour guide for our reasonably priced private tour. He was very knowledgable and a wonderful story teller. He readily and easily tailored the tour to our specific requests and was very personable and engaging. We learned a lot , laughed a lot...More

1  Thank Sandra G
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

We cannot say enough good things about the tours we took. Just my husband and myself (and a friend who joined on one of them), but three separate tours: Old Cambridge, Harvard and the Innovations Tour which included the MIT area. Each one, 90 minutes...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

We used this company for 3 different tours on different days with many different folks. ALL tours were exceptional and enjoyed thoroughly due to the knowledge and personalities of the guides. And they were so easy to work with even after we changed our mind...More

1  Thank Denise C
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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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