Discover the history of Old Cambridge on a guided, 1-hour walking tour. Explore this famous town, home to poets, writers, revolutionaries and intellectuals alike. It is also where two of the world's most prominent universities, Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are located. Costumed guides will lead the way to Old Market Square, the Old Burial Ground in Harvard Square, Radcliffe Yard and some lesser-known sites that will be sure to delight.
Take a walking tour of Old Cambridge
Visit popular locations like Old Market Square, Radcliffe Yard and more
Costumed guides lead the way
Choose from multiple departure times throughout the day
We are happy to start your private tour whenever you'd like! Please let us know your preferred time.
Departure & Return points:
The Harvard Coop
Hotel pickup and drop-off
While Boston started the American Revolution, Cambridge gave birth to the army that fought it. This town is also the birthplace of such diverse talents as Tip O’Neill, Margaret Fuller, EE Cummings and Matt Damon.
Your personal, private, costumed guide will show you that Cambridge is more than just Harvard University; with tales of Puritan morals, Revolutionary strife, literary prowess and simple domestic life, your guide will paint a picture of the lives that came before us. Nearly every block has been the site of a story worth telling!
Visit Winthrop Park, the Red House, the William Brattle House, the Dexter Pratt House, the HA Rey House, the Longfellow House/Washington's Headquarters, Radcliffe Yard, the Cambridge Common, Christ Church and the Old Burial Ground in Harvard Square.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Know before you go
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Operates in most weather conditions; please dress appropriately
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate