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Cambridge Historical Tours

Open Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

About CHT

Cambridge Historical Tours was founded in 2011 by two former guides for the Freedom Trail Foundation who recognized the untold treasures of Cambridge’s rich history. Cambridge Historical Tours extols Cambridge for setting the standard in American higher education and how it ultimately became a town of extreme ingenuity and innovation. Their four major tours give a comprehensive scope of Cambridge culture. They offer The Historical Hysterical Tour of Harvard, The Cantabrigia Tour of Old Cambridge, The Harvard Square Pub Crawl, and The Harvard Square Ghost Tour.

Beginning the season on April 13th, Public Tours will leave from the Harvard Square T Stop at 11:00am, 12:00pm, and 1:00pm daily. Beginning June 1st, Tours run hourly from 10am-4pm, and on the half hour at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm. Ghost Tours begin operation on June 15th. Tickets and a full calendar of the year’s Public Tours can be found on the website.

All tours can be booked Privately Year-Round for a minimum charge of $120 for up to 10 people. The Historical Tours are great for schools and families alike.

For evening entertainment, enjoy the Pub Crawl or Ghost Tour, perfect for parties and corporate events. Historical tours are also available in Spanish and will soon be offered in other languages. Check the company website at www.cambridgehistoricaltours.org for updates.
The company offers limited Public tours starting April 13th. The Pub Crawl runs year-round and is offered 2 nights a week at $55, including 5 appetizers and 5 drinks at 5 bars. Our regular tours are offered at $15 for Adults, $12 for students/seniors, $7 for Youth (9-13 years old), and free for Kids.  For the best deal, enjoy the Combo of two Historical Tours offered at $20  ($12 for Youth 9-13).

In honor of the Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s birthday, a free literary tour will be offered, starting at the Harvard Book Store at 4:30pm on April 20th.


Tour Schedule

Check our website for our full schedule! Find our Calendar at the bottom of the Home Page.