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Founded in 1636, Harvard is America's oldest institute of higher learning and one of the country's most prestigious universities. Among the illustrious alumni are civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois, philosopher Henry David Thoreau, writer Gertrude...more
Recommend the student led tours which can be booked by the kiosk in the main area outside the gates, this is well worth the money as it includes tickets to the museum as well. Feel inspired as you wander the squares being out paced by...More
Had the good fortune to spend a year at Harvard as a chronologically old student; made me feel like I was 18 again. The community is so vibrant with countless opportunities for the public to engage. Exceptional environment as there's something for everybody.
Harvard is one of the popular spot in the Boston area.I started my walk from Porter Square Station.It took 15 minutes to get to Harvard.The campus was quiet.It was very old.According to Wikipedia, it was established in 1636.People were taking pictures at a statue of...More
Had a great walk around with daughter Charlotte in March and it was exciting to be at the hallowed educational institution. It did not however seem that there was any historical tour we could do. Nonetheless I was reminded NOT to kiss the shoe due...More
Harvard is in a whole league of its own, making any other college campus look amateur. The campus is truly exceptional. I felt smarter just by walking around and going to the bookstore. Everyone should visit the campus and experience it first-hand.
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There are several museums on the grounds of Harvard University that are worth visiting!!! There is one museum just outside of MIT that is also neat. We stayed halfway between both universities so we could play on both and... More
There are several museums on the grounds of Harvard University that are worth visiting!!! There is one museum just outside of MIT that is also neat. We stayed halfway between both universities so we could play on both and do campus tours for our son. Very easy to get an Uber. And there is a bus line that is a straight shot between MIT & Harvard.