Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University is an exclusive Ivy League school. Established in 1636, it is the oldest college in the country. There are 6,700 undergraduate students and 14,500 graduate students enrolled at the University. The 210-acre campus is home to eight museums and a library with over 17 million volumes. Notable alumni of the University include Barrack Obama, Al Gore, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy.
Visitor Center Hours
Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Sundays.
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Harvard Historical Tour
Harvard University has three art museums, three natural history museums, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and The Semitic Museum.
Self-Guided Mobile Tour
Visit www.yardtour.harvard.edu for a self-guided tour of the campus, featuring audio, video, images and text information at 16 locations.
Where is visitor parking located?
There are a limited number of metered stalls around Harvard Square. There are also privately-run parking garages around the square.
When are group tours available?
Reservations are required for group tours with more than 15 visitors. Visit http://www.harvard.edu/visitors/tours for information about scheduling a tour.