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.

Today's Events

Please Note:

In the event of extreme temperatures we will be canceling some of our tours. Please see the calendar for our updated schedule

View Full Calendar



Smith Campus Center
30 Dunster Street
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.


[email protected]

More information

New Visitor Guidelines


Guided Historical Tours

These tours begin at the Smith Campus Center. Please note: Due to ongoing construction, our tour schedule will be very limited.
See tour calendar for details

Harvard Official Mobile Tour

See what Harvard Yard of yesteryear looked like with a smart phone.

Harvard College Info Sessions and Tours

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

Virtual 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.