Harvard University

Local nameHarvard University
LocationCambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Founded in 1636 as Harvard College and named for its first benefactor, the Puritan clergyman John Harvard, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Its influence, wealth, and rankings have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.Harvard's founding was authorized by the Massachusetts colonial legislature, "dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust"; though never formally affiliated with any denomination, in its early years Harvard College primarily trained Congregational clergy.

Tags UniversityHistorical
Download Download See more
Cambridge, Lexington and Concord from 54 USD
Book ticket

Opening hours

Harvard Information Centre - operating hours:
Mon - Sat: 9 am - 5 pm
Closed on certain holidays.

Check the oficial website to find out more about the guided tours.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvard_University

Official website http://www.harvard.edu/visitors

Email info_center@harvard.edu

Phone +1 617-495-1573

Address 63 John F Kennedy St, Cambridge 02138, United States

Coordinates 42°22'16.184" N -71°7'17.787" E

Tours and activities: Harvard University

Cambridge, Lexington and Concord

from 54 USD

Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York

from 169 USD

Go Boston Card

from 57 USD

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Or just search for "Sygic Travel" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now