Harvard University

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Harvard University is America's oldest University, Founded in 1636 it was named for its first patron, Reverend John Harvard. Enjoy a stroll around the grounds on take the free, guided historical tour...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tours: Feb - May ; Sep: - Dec
  • Tours: Jun - Aug: Mon-Sat 10am, 11:15am, 2pm, 3:15pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Historic Sites: "Harvard University sits in a bustling city square well worth exploring."
  • Sightseeing: "Harvard Square is built around the university. Be sure to explore the Square and enjoy food, drinks and entertainment at local hot spots."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Harvard University is an Ivy League institution with strong ties to the history of Boston.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Harvard University is America's oldest, and with its bustling Harvard Square location allows for a full day/night of exploration.

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