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Harvard University Events & Information Center

Let a student show you Harvard . . . on a free walking tour

We welcome our neighbors and visitors from afar to stop by the Harvard University Events & Information Center, located in the Smith Campus Center at 1350 Massachusetts Avenue in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge.

The Arcade has entrances on both Massachusetts Avenue and Mt. Auburn Street in Harvard Square. The Center’s staff can answer questions and provide maps and illustrated booklets of the University for a minimal charge.

Free student-led historical walking tours of the Harvard campus will help you find fascinating exhibitions and programs, and show you a rich sampling of American history and architecture from the Colonial period to the present.

Call about the tour schedule: 617-495-1573. Reservations are required for tours of 20 or more people: Call or e-mail Wheelchairs are available with a week or more of advance notice.

Harvard College Admissions Tours

Tours are also offered by the Harvard College Admissions Visitor Center, Agassiz House, 5 James Street, Cambridge. Visit the webpage ( or call (617) 495-1551.