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Private Family Tours of


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Private Family Tours of


Explore Harvard and Harvard Yard on our award winning private tours for families. Tours are led by current Harvard students, and tailored specifically for your group's needs.

About Tours of Harvard

Private Family tours of Harvard are the best way to experience Harvard! Hosted by charismatic Harvard students, our tour leads you through Harvard Yard and into the streets of Cambridge. Our dynamic and knowledgeable staff entertain and inspire your family with stories about Harvard history and personal experience in the University they call home.

Check out our Private Group Tour Catalog!

Group Tour Benefits

  • Harvard student guides greet your family on campus.
  • Tours are customized to fit your family’s needs and interests.
  • Year-round availability.
  • Multiple guides available for large groups
  • Dedicated operations manager makes sure your event run smoothly.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off. (additional fee. Provided by UberX)

Private Family rates:$250for the first 1-20 guests

    • Each additional student: $12
    • Each additional adult: $14
    • Tour Operators booking multiple tours can request special rates.
  • Private Tour of Harvard Stops

    Private Tour of Harvard Stops

    Our tour of Harvard covers all the main areas of campus – and then some! Tour stops include:

    Harvard Yard: On our tour you’ll visit Old Yard, Johnston Gate, the John Harvard Statue, and the famous Widener Library.

    Harvard Square: We journey through the robust village of Harvard Square where Harvard students lives and play.

    The Science Center & Memorial Hall: Outside the gates of Harvard Yard are some of Harvard’s most important buildings.

  • Private Tour of Harvard Themes

    Private Tour of Harvard Themes

    Your private tour of Harvard will include three main themes:

    1) Harvard History: We dive deep into the rich tapestry of Harvard History.

    2) Harvard Culture: Our guides will teach you about what makes Harvard’s culture unique.

    3) Famous Harvardians: We’ll show you where Harvard’s famous alumni got their start.

  • About our Tour Guides

    About our Tour Guides

    Our Private Family Tours are led by current Harvard students. They are eager to answer all your questions and give you a personal experience at Harvard!

    Our guides have a passion for the school they call home. They will entertain your group with our scripted tour material in addition to personal anecdotes about academics and campus life at Harvard. Whether your guide is an athlete, a performer, a scientist, or the next great politician, you’ll get the very best of Harvard from our student guides.

Package Options

About Packages

We bundle our tours with a variety of popular activities including attractions, dining, transportation and lodging. These packages are customized based on the needs of our clients. To create a package, click “Request Tour” and select the options you are interested in. Save money, time, and hassle by creating a tour package! Below are some of our most popular add-ons:

Add Walking Tours

Sometimes your group wants more than one tour! Trademark Tours offers some of the best walking tours in Cambridge and Boston. Choose from a variety of tours including Harvard, MIT or the Freedom Trail. View our Private Group Tour Catalog for a full list of options.

Add Casual Lunch or Dinner

Great for groups who want to eat together in a restaurant at a price that won’t break the bank. Options include: The Hong Kong, Pinocchio’s Pizza or All-you-can-eat at The Maharaja.

Add an Attraction

We partner with the top attractions in Boston and Cambridge including:

  • Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • Old Town Trolley
  • Boston Duck Tours
  • Blue Man Group
  • New England Aquarium
  • Discounts are are available – rates will vary based on the specifics of your package.

Add Fine Dining

We work with dozens of restaurants in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Boston and beyond. Let us help you set up reservations or special events. Options include: Beat Brasserie, Park, State Street Provisions or Russell House Tavern.

Add Lodging

Looking for a multi-day experience? We work with area hotels, inns, B&Bs, and college dormitories to provide lodging options for our groups at prices you won’t find on Expedia or other online booking sites.

Tour Starting Location

Our typical starting location is 68 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge MA 02138

(the tour bus drop-off in Harvard Square). We can customize this starting location to fit you needs

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Do you speak another language? Don't worry, for an additional fee, we offer our tours in these languages

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Christina H.

Did a tour with Morgan, a super sweet freshman full of enthusiasm and love and respect for her school! The university did themselves a favor accepting such a wonderful young woman!

Christina H.

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