Can I walk around Harvard Yard?

You can definitely just walk around, although you’ll learn more of the history if you do the guided tours. There’s also a self-guided “Harvard Tour” app on the iPhone I once used that wasn’t too bad.

Can you walk around Harvard right now?

At this time, only official Harvard tours are permitted in Harvard Yard. For information about Harvard College Admissions tours for prospective students, visit their website. Please note: A self-guided historical tour is now offered on the Visit Harvard mobile app, available to download on iOS and Android devices.

Can I self tour Harvard?

We also offer a free self-guided historical tour through the Visit Harvard mobile app, which you can download on iOS and Android devices.

Can tourists visit Harvard?

Regardless of whether you can visit campus, there are many ways to explore beautiful Harvard Yard, learn from enthusiastic students, and discover life in historic Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Where does the Harvard walking tour start?

Your first stop is the city of Cambridge where will find one of the most famous and most prestigious universities in the world: Harvard. The tour starts with a walk in Harvard Yard; the oldest academic ground in America. See Widener library, then rub the shoe of John Harvard for good luck.

Can you drive through Harvard?

You can reach Harvard Square by driving over the Anderson Memorial Bridge, which carries North Harvard Streetacross the Charles River. An older city laid out during the Colonial era, Boston streets are narrow and can become congested rather quickly.

How old is Harvard Square?

History of Harvard Square The village was the first planned town in English North America, and the streets laid out in 1631 are still in use today. Important structures survive from almost every period since the early 18th century.

Can I sneak into Harvard classes?

Most engineering courses at Harvard take place in large lecture halls, so you could easily slip in without anyone noticing. In my experience, only upper-level and graduate-level seminars would be too small for you to enter a classroom without getting noticed.

Can anybody go to Harvard?

ANYBODY CAN GO TO HARVARD Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts is arguably the most prestigious university in the world. The quality of instruction there is very good. Furthermore, it is in the middle of the greater Boston area, a beautiful and stimulating place to be.