Harvard University

Local nameHarvard University
LocationCambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 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 and one of the most prestigious and highly rated in the world.The university is composed of ten academic faculties plus Harvard Radcliffe Institute. Arts and Sciences offers study in a wide range of undergraduate and graduate academic disciplines, and other faculties offer only graduate degrees, including professional degrees. Harvard has three main campuses:

the 209-acre Cambridge campus centered on Harvard Yard; an adjoining campus immediately across Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical campus in Boston's Longwood Medical Area. Harvard's endowment is valued at $50.9 billion, making it the wealthiest academic institution in the world.

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Cambridge, Lexington and Concord from 54 USD

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°22'16.062" N -71°7'16.568" E

Tours and activities: Harvard University

Cambridge, Lexington and Concord

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