Cambridge Points of Interest and Places to Visit

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Harvard Square

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 19 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This popular square is a thriving hub for street musicians and performers thanks to pedestrian-friendly streets and a deep-rooted history in the American literary scene (colonial Poet Anne ...  Read more

Harvard University

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Harvard University in Cambridge, located just north of Boston, is synonymous with prestige and accomplishment. This Ivy League university accepts only the best and provides a curriculum to students ...  Read more

Cambridge Common

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Cambridge Common is a popular destination for both locals and visitors looking to unwind in some of the city’s most scenic green space. Local recreational leagues gather in this decidedly historic ...  Read more

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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When visiting Cambridge, Massachusetts, one not-to-miss attraction is the well-respected Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This private research university set on 168-acres (68 hectares), is ...  Read more

Harvard Museum of Natural History

4.5 star rating: Recommended 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This expansive collection of this popular museum located on the grounds of Harvard University comes from the school’s major research museums. Galleries and exhibition halls are filled with artifacts ...  Read more

Charles River

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The Charles River is a meandering waterway that runs through 80 miles of eastern Massachusetts, including Boston and Cambridge, before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. “The Charles”, as it’s often ...  Read more

John Harvard Statue

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Historians aren’t exactly sure what the founder of Harvard University looked like, so artist Daniel Chester French used one of his descendants as inspiration for this iconic statue. Although few ...  Read more

Kendall Square

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Since the city’s inception, Kendall Square has served as a transit hub for travelers venturing between Boston and Cambridge. In 1793 this Massachusetts icon offered the first direct wagon route ...  Read more

Longfellow House (Washington's Headquarters)

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Literary lovers and history buffs can travel back in time on a visit to Longfellow House, the former home of famed poet Henry W. Longfellow and one-time headquarters to General George Washington.  ...  Read more

MIT Museum

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The city of Cambridge is filled with museums but none showcase the intersection of science, technology and art quite like the MIT Museum. Founded in 1971, this unique collection is home to a wide ...  Read more

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