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“Should have taken the official tour”
Review of The Hahvahd Tour

The Hahvahd Tour
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Harvard Campus Walking Tour and Admission to Natural History Museum
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Harvard "Hahvahd" Campus Walking Tour
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US$11.95*
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Public Walking Tour of MIT
Ranked #1 of 10 Tours in Cambridge
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Owner description: The Hahvahd Tour, now in its 10th season, is the most popular tour of Harvard University in Cambridge. Our guests enjoy a theatrical journey led by current Harvard students. Our tours have served over one million Harvard visitors and enjoy high marks from the NY Times, NPR, TripAdvisor and Yelp! Our Harvard Square staff are available to help you find places to eat, shop and enjoy during your visit to Harvard. They can be easily be found by looking for their straw Harvard hats and smiling faces right outside of the Harvard MBTA Station. The tour is owned by Harvard alumni, operates under license by the Harvard Trademark Program and officially partners with The Harvard COOP and Harvard Student Agencies. Tours run March 1st - November 30 Tours run 7 days a Week, Tour Times Visit or website for an up to date tour time calendar and to purchase tickets!
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We did learn some interesting facts about Harvard, but the tour is short in length and I feel like we only saw a very small area of the Harvard campus. They spend a great deal of time talking about their disdain for Yale University...but there were actually many similarities between the two schools. My daughter and I also had the opportunity to take a tour of Yale just a couple of days before visiting Harvard. We found that tour to be much better. We saw a much more expanded area of their campuses and got to go inside certain buildings (like their EPIC library) where as we did not on this tour. Take note, this is not an admissions tour...and you can take a free tour of Harvard through the school directly. Take the subway or some other mode of transportation if you can. The parking deck nearby that we parked in is very expensive!

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

This tour is well worth the time and money if you are interested in Harvard and want to visit Cambridge. We had a hard working guide named Shawn, who deserves a 10 out of 10 as a guide. He took our very large group around campus sharing interesting and entertaining information about the school. It's really a nice tour that lasts the perfect amount of time (little over an hour) while the right amount of info. Our guide was knowledgeable enough to answer any additional questions our group asked. This is a great tour if Harvard is high on your list of sites to see.

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

The student who gave this tour was great - a sophomore named Stephanie (I think). She told lots of fun and interesting stories. However, I feel like we only covered about a third of the campus, and we didn't have time to see the rest on our own. So, if you take the tour, know that's only an hour long, and give yourself time to see more of Harvard and Cambridge.

Thank Shane S
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Langston was a great tour guide. It was great walking the grounds of such an amazing and history rich institution and hear all the stories he had to tell. Such a beautiful campus. It was great to hear as well about the financial aid opportunities that are offered so that all deserving students can attend. Highly recommend!

Thank sharon g
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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Our tour guide (Anita) is a student at Harvard. She gave us a great overview and included some funny stories. Our children aged 5 and 11 were also kept interested for the tour! This tour was included as part of our duck boat tour but even if it wasn't I would recommend.

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