1. United States
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Cambridge
  4. Harvard University

Harvard University and MIT Combo Walking Tours

Product ID: 136955
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Combine a 70-minute student-led walking tour of Harvard University with a 70-minute walking tour of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and learn about life at 2 of America's most prestigious institutions of higher education.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the history of Harvard University at Harvard Yard
  • Get an insider's perspective on the culture from a current student
  • Tour the expansive MIT campus
  • Explore the history and culture of MIT
Full description
Get the inside track on 2 of America's most prestigious institutions of higher education with a combined ticket for walking tours of Harvard University and the MIT campus.

Harvard Tour:
Get a unique insight into life at an Ivy League college on a student-led walking tour of Harvard. Founded in 1636, it is the oldest university in the USA and boasts 44 Nobel prize winners amongst its current and former faculty members. Be entertained by stories from history and the personal experience of your guide. Learn about the most famous alumni and visit the student-run souvenir shop after stopping at Winthrop Park and Mount Auburn Street on historical Harvard Square.
Tours are every 30 minutes, 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM, from June to August; and every hour, 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM, from September to May.

MIT Tour:
Meet a student guide on Kendall Square to learn the history of another of America's top institutions of higher education. Look at different campus buildings of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where some of the world's most talented innovators in the fields of math, science, and technology have studied. Get the inside scoop on the vibrant history and unlock secrets at iconic sites.
Tours are at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM from June to August; and 12:30 PM from September to May.
Includes
  • Local guides
  • Walking tours
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

For the Harvard University tour, the meeting point is 1376 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138. For the MIT tour, the meeting point is 300 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (next to the large orange statue of the letters "KSQ"). You may choose which tour to go to first (check provided calendar).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Both tours take place outside, so please dress for the weather
• You are responsible for your own transportation between the 2 tours
• Please check your voucher after booking for the exact schedule on the day of your tour