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Ultimate Harvard Self-Guided Audio Tour

With this self-guided audio tour, explore the heart of Harvard University's campus in Cambridge: Harvard Square! This self-guided walking tour covers must-see campus sights like the John Harvard Statue, Widener Library, and former dorms of famous alumni like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Natalie Portman, and more. Explore Harvard with maximum flexibility and value.

Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route for the best experience.

Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!

This is not an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.

per adult from

$6

AUD

Duration

1 to 2 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • GPS Map
    • Audios and Text
    • Online Support
    What's excluded :
    • Admission to Paid Attractions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Johnston Gate, 1465-1483 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Welcome to Harvard! Our tour begins at the iconic Johnson Gate, where Harvard freshmen also begin their college experience. We'll make our way into the Yard, which represents the heart of Harvard's campus. Along the way, we'll learn about how Harvard came to be.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: John Harvard Statue, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

    The centerpiece of Harvard's Yard is the statue of John Harvard... who actually didn't found the university! As we dive into the university's early years, we'll also learn about when and how the all-male college integrated women.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Science Center, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Our tour continues past two picturesque student dorms - Mower and Holworthy. We'll learn about their significance and then continue to the famed Harvard Science Center.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Next up: the imposing High Victorian Gothic Memorial Hall. This is the most beautiful building on campus, without contest.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Church, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Our Harvard tour continues to Memorial Church and into the New Yard. We'll discover some significant Harvard history and sights along the way.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Widener Library, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Here we'll admire the gorgeous Widener Library and learn all about the eclectic Wideners.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Weld Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Our tour continues beyond the Library and towards more dorms. First up: Weld Hall, once home to President JFK. As we check out the beautiful architecture, we'll also learn about the dorm's other famous residents.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Wigglesworth Hall, 1279-1299 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Then we continue to Wigglesworth Hall, Bill Gates' once-domain. We'll learn about Gates and other notable alumni who lived in this dorm.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    Prefer someone more recent? Gray's Hall was home to Malia Obama.... and a couple other names you're sure to recognize.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Matthews Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    That brings us to Matthews Hall, where Matt Damon once lived!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Straus Hall, 1445-1463 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    And we can't forget Straus Hall, once home to Mark Zuckerberg. And so many others too! Our tour continues through campus, exploring traditions and anecdotes until we're almost back to where we started: Johnson Gate.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Johnston Gate, 1465-1483 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Departure Time :
    3/18/2020 - 10/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Boylston Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Boston City Day Trips

Activity ID: V-259620P2

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