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

View Harvard's calendar for a listing of events.



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.


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More information

New Visitor Guidelines

Campus Tours

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

Mobile Tours

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

Admissions Information & Prospective Student Tours

Harvard College Info Sessions and Tours

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

Graduate Admissions Visits and Tours

Schools offer their own visits and tours.