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The Harvard Tour: An Enlightening Boston Trip

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    70 minutes

  • Start time

    It varies from season to season; but, the earliest start time is 10:30 a.m. and latest is 3:30 p.m.

  • Meeting Point

    Harvard Square, just outside the Harvard Red Line Subway Station. The closest street address is 1376 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138.

  • Ending Point

    The Harvard Shop 

Key Highlights

  • Set foot on one of the most prestigious campuses in the world at Harvard University!
  • See where our future leaders eat, study, and hang out!
  • Check out the Old Yard, Johnston Gate, John Harvard statue, and more!
  • Visit the Widener Library, Harvard Square, Science Center, and Memorial Hall!
  • Upgrade your Harvard experience to include a Harvard Square Lunch Voucher!
  • Meet a real Harvard student, who will serve as your tour guide!


Raise your I.Q. by just a few points by taking The Harvard Tour: An Enlightening Boston Trip!

With your Harvard Tour tickets, you’ll get a sneak peek into the lives of some of the smartest students on Earth. Explore the Harvard campus and find out where Harvard students like to eat, study, and meet up with friends. Discover the Old Yard, which is the oldest remaining part of the university. And, check out the John Harvard statue, created in honor of the most famous founder of Harvard University. It’s what to do in Boston if you plan on taking a Harvard trip.

Meet your student guide before visiting Harvard Square, where many of the students and staff like to meet up and have a meal. Peruse the stacks at Widener Library. And, see what’s new at the Science Center before exploring the hallowed grounds of Memorial Hall. Plus, if you’ve upgraded your Harvard day trip to include a Harvard Square Lunch Voucher, you can even eat with Harvard students, faculty, and staff. It’s one of the best things to do in Boston if you’d like to see where the best young minds in the world go about their studies and social lives.


  • The Harvard Tour: An Enlightening Boston Trip
  • A 70-minute, guided tour of Harvard University
  • Free map of Cambridge and Boston
  • Written language translations in Spanish, French, Mandarin, German, and Italian
  • Harvard Square Lunch Voucher (if option selected)
  • Live guide and commentary


  • Guide Tip
  • Transportation to and from Harvard Square

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

Each tour is 70 minutes long. Guests are responsible for their own transportation.

This tour is wheelchair accessible.

Pets and animals are welcome to join this tour.

The tour route is less than 1 mile.

Parking validation is available.

We accept reservations up to one year in advance. We can also accommodate reservations with as little as 24-hour notice if there is availability.

If you wish to stay overnight at Harvard, we work with local hotels, inns, and student dorms to provide convenient options for our groups. Group discounts are also available.

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