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Tickets for The Harvard "Hahvahd" Tour + Museum of Natural History Admission

Tour the Ivy League campus with a real student and then see 4,000 glass flowers!

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
Instant ticket delivery
Duration: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Wheelchair accessible: The terrain of the tour route is wheelchair accessible at nearly every stop
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted

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Health and safety measures are in place so you can enjoy culture with confidence.

Overview

Highlights

  • Hear about the most successful people to attend Harvard, including former presidents
  • Find out Harvard's history from 1636 through to today, from the students currently enrolled
  • See over 4,000 models representing over 830 different kinds of plants at the Museum of Natural History

Description

Who better to tell you about life at Harvard than the students themselves? Join your enthusiastic guide and get the lowdown on this famous institution's history. This smartphone ticket also gets you access to a world of natural wonders at the Museum of Natural History.

As the oldest higher education institution in the United States, the prestigious Harvard University was once home to eight former US presidents!

See where they crammed for tests in the Widener Library, and marvel at the 16th century's equivalent to Google. It's the second biggest library in the country and spans 10 floors, four of which are underground.

Learn what goes on in Harvard Yard, the home of freshman dorms and department buildings, and then use your ticket to get into the Museum of Natural History.

See the internationally acclaimed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, otherwise known as the Glass Flowers. This unique collection of over 4,000 models represents over 830 plant species and was created by father and son team Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, talented 19th-century glass artisans.

Ticket

What's included

Guided tour
Admission to the Harvard Museum of Natural History (26 Oxford St)

What's not included

Food & drinks
Additional info

Tour stops:

  • Harvard Yard (Old Yard and New Yard)
  • Historic Buildings (Memorial Hall, the Widener Library, Harvard Lampoon)
  • John Harvard Statue
  • Harvard Square (the Plaza, Winthrop Park, Mt. Auburn Street)

Amendment policy

  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

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Starting point
1376 Massachusetts Ave, MA 02138, Cambridge
2
Harvard Yard
2 Kirkland St, MA 02138, Cambridge
  • Please show your smartphone ticket upon arrival at the meeting point
  • Look for the sign and the managers of the tour next to the Cambridge Information kiosk and the historic Out of Town News kiosk
  • You will receive a ticket for the Museum of Natural History during the Harvard tour, which can be redeemed at the museum
  • You don't have to visit the Museum of Natural History on the same day (ticket is valid until the end of the year)

Venue

Opening hours

Monday 10:30 - 16:40
Tuesday 10:30 - 16:40
Wednesday 10:30 - 16:40
Thursday 10:30 - 16:40
Friday 10:30 - 16:40
Saturday 10:30 - 16:40
Sunday 10:30 - 16:40

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