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Cambridge Historical Tours

1400 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3807
+1 617-520-4030
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History made fun and interesting!

Daniel was the tour guide for our reasonably priced private tour. He was very knowledgable and a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra G
Marco Island, Florida
Such stupendous guided tours

We cannot say enough good things about the tours we took. Just my husband and myself (and a friend... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
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3 days ago
“History made fun and interesting!”
3 May 2016
“Such stupendous guided tours”
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1400 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3807
+1 617-520-4030

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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Sandra G
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

Thank jessg_10
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
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Clement G. Morgan was our guide through Harvard's history. Really enjoyable view of Harvard. Our guide assumed a role that helped to blend facts with interesting, funny anecdotes. We were the only two on the tour and this was a shame as it was a...More

1  Thank T N
Reviewed 31 July 2015

George Santayana shared Harvard stories from 5 centuries, mixing the humorous, the curious fun facts, and some tragic tales with the straight out history of Harvard. Very enjoyable 90 minute tour that held my attention the entire time. Well worth the money. The crowded streets...More

Thank annie1776
Reviewed 22 July 2015

So glad we booked this tour, George Santayana was our character guide and he did a phenomenal job, thank you so much!! Such a great way to see the campus, I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting as it was lovely to hear all...More

Thank brittany093
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Our Harvard Historical tour was very good but the advertised 1 1/2 hour tour only lasted 1 hour and the tour guide seemed a little rushed. She had excellent knowledge of the history of Harvard and was very personable. We did get a lot of...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Harvard Square is one of the melting pots of Massachusetts, if you stand there long enough you will see people from all different countries.

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

I loved this tour!!! The tour guides wear old historical outfits and tell you the history behind each building in Cambridge and Harvard. The guide included my two young kids in the personalized tour and they were not bored..... As a Bonus...We got this tour...More

3  Thank beautystar4
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We took the "Ghost Tour" on the coldest night imaginable (20 degrees, windy) . "Bubbles" was our tour guide and he was fantastic. Despite the freezing cold he delivered a Oscar winning ghost tour performance that was both entertaining and informative. We had a great...More

Thank AMagone
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Is this a walking tour?
15 August 2015|
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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!