Visit Harvard

Welcome to the Harvard Information Center

Established in 1962, we meet and greet visitors from all over the world. Our mission is to serve as the “front door” to the University by providing historical and general information about our campus to visitors, neighbors and the public.

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Smith Campus Center
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Hours of operation

Monday-Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: Closed
We are closed for certain holidays, which are noted on the calendar.


More information

New Visitor Guidelines


Guided Historical Tours

These tours begin at the Smith Campus Center.
See tour calendar for details

Official Harvard Military History Tour

On Saturday, November 7th and Tuesday, November 10th.

College Admissions Sessions and Tours

These Sessions and tours are run by the Admissions Office, and begin at Agassiz House.

Mobile Tour

Experience Harvard on your mobile device using a virtual tour.

Harvard Audio Tours

Enjoy downloadable mp3 files.  Also available on iTunesU.

Graduate Admissions Visits and Tours

Schools offer their own visits and tours.