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MIT & Harvard Tour
  • English English
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes

Explore two of the best universities in the world with this guided tour of MIT and Harvard. You'll stroll through each campus just like a prestigious Ivy League student

MIT & Harvard Tour

At the selected time we'll meet at the Harvard subway stop, and begin the campus tour with a university student guide. We'll start with the John Harvard statue, who was the university's first benefactor. Did you know that students tend to touch the statue's foot for good luck?

From there we'll walk to the Memorial Hall and the Widener Library, the largest on campus, which contains over three million books. We'll discover some of the student traditions while we head to the Harvard Lampoon, the offices of the student magazine. Many former US presidents wrote in the publication, can you guess who?

After an hour and 10 minutes, we'll leave the guide and finish the tour at Winthrop Park. Then you'll have to cross the Harvard bridge to reach the other side of Cambridge, where the best technology university, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), is located.

The guide will be waiting for you at Kendall Square at the time you selected. They will take you to the Strata Centre, a colourful deconstructed building, and the Green Building, one of the tallest structures on campus. This is where some of the most famous astronauts studied!

Next, we'll stop in front of the Great Dome to find out about campus life at MIT, and then head towards Lobby 7. Did you know that MIT students created traffic laws for the Infinite Corridor that runs from east to west because of the endless flow of students?

Here we'll end the tour after one hour and 10 minutes. 

Price

Adults Over 65 years old Children between 4 and 17 years old Children under 4 years old
US$ 24
US$ 21
US$ 21
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 24
  • Over 65 years old

    US$ 21
  • Children between 4 and 17 years old

    US$ 21
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

2 hours and 20 minutes

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Map of Cambridge and Boston.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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Accessibility

Yes (most areas are accessible).

US$ 24
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Harvard subway station

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.