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Private Group Tours of

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Private Group Tours of Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Private Group Tours
of the Kennedy School
of Government

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About Tours of the Kennedy School of Government

Group tours of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government take the fun and energy of The Hahvahd Tour and focus it all on one of the most influential schools for public policy and administration in the world. The Harvard Kennedy School of Government has graduated 17 heads of state, the most of any educational institution! Our team of student guides will take your guests for an entertaining walk through the schools campus, located directly next to the scenic Charles River.

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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)
  • Add a Harvard Square Meal Voucher for flexible dining!

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

    • Each additional student: $12
    • Each additional adult: $14
    • Tour Operators booking multiple tours can request special rates.
  • Kennedy School Tour Themes

    Kennedy School Tour Themes

    Kennedy School History The school was founded in 1936 – three hundred years after the founding of Harvard college. We’ll discuss the school’s growth and it’s connections with American and World history.

    Famous Kennedy School Alumni.We’ll talk about famous government school graduates and their accomplishments in politics and society, such as Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations.

    President Kennedy The School of Government is not simply his namesake. The programs and curriculum here are directly inspired by his passion for public service.

  • Kennedy School Tour Stops

    Kennedy School Tour Stops

    Explore the entire HKS campus, alongside the beautiful Charles River. Stops include:

    Belfer Building: Home to the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs as well as multiple lecture halls

    Littauer Building: Includes the Harvard Institute of Politics, a living tribute to President Kennedy.

    Rubenstein & Taubman Buildings: Offices for Career Advancement and the Center for State and Local Government, as well as the Fisher Family Rotunda.

    New Construction: We’ll also see areas that have been added in the last few years, connecting the major buildings creating a unified campus.

  • Full-Day Programs

    Full-Day Programs

    After your tour of the Kennedy School of Government we want you to discover the rest of Harvard Square! Turn your hour and a half tour into a Full day Harvard Program. Add a lunch at one of Harvard Square’s many local restaurants. Take a tour of the Harvard Art Museums or the Museum of Natural History, or explore them on your own. Enjoy a discount when you combine programs.

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. Add a Harvard Square Meal Voucher for options at 9 different restaurants!

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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Marianna G.

Really enjoyed our tour with Mary Sue (sp?). She’s a graduate student concentrating in education and was full of interesting facts and stories that really enhanced the experience.

Marianna G.

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