In person tours will resume mid-September. Virtual tours are offered daily. Weekly tour registration is available every Friday. For information about Harvard College Admissions tours for prospective students, visit their website.
Harvard Yard will be closed to visitors during the following times:
* August 30: 9:00am–5:00pm (full day closure)
* August 25–30: Gates closed from 6:00pm–5:00am
* September 2: Gates closed from 1:00pm to the following morning
Historical Tour of Harvard
The free, student-led public walking tour through Harvard Yard provides a history of the University, general information, and a unique view on the students’ individual experience.
On campus and Online
Private tours of Harvard are available on campus and virtually. Please make your reservation at least two weeks in advance. In-person private tours are for groups of 15-60 people. There are no group size limits for virtual private tours.
Virtual Historical Tour of Harvard
This free virtual student-led tour provides a history of the University, general information, and insight into the student experience.