The following is a list of individuals, institutions, and companies that offer tours of Cambridge. The Historical Commission cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented on any of these tours and does not endorse any tour in particular.
Walking Tours of Cambridge,"
self guided tour maps
produced by Hammond Residential Real Estate, 2 Brattle Square
|Dixon, Vincent: Cambridge Advantage Tours|
|Agassiz Neighborhood Path, self guided||Friends of Fresh Pond|
Bahne, Charles phone: 617-354-0539
|Guide to Cambridge Architecture** out of print book for self guided tours; reference copy available at the Cambridge Historical Commission|
|Boston by Foot||Harvard University|
|Boston City Walks|
|BostonInnovation.org: Innovation Odyssey||Historic
Camb. Collaborative: Washington Takes
Command (map of Rev. sites available at CHC)
self guided tour of Public Art
|Jane Jacobs Walk|
Center for Adult Education
|Cambridge Discovery Days||LivelyLore.com:
Tales of Olde Cambridge,
Walking Tours of Harvard Square
Lee Nichols House guided tour
|Cambridge Historical Tours||Margaret Fuller's New England: Where She Lived, Worked and Visited self guided tour|
Cambridge Public Library (spring garden tour)
|Charles Riverboat Tours (boat and bus tours)||Trademark Tours|
East Cambridge Walking Tour Brochure (1977)* self guided
CHC Old Cambridge Walking Tour Brochure (1985)* self guided
CHC Cambridge During the Revolution Brochure (1985)* self guided
|Women's History Self Guided Tours: Area 4, Cambridgeport, Riverside & C'port, Mid Cambridge|
*Please note that these CHC walking tour brochures were printed over 20 years ago. The house colors, days, hours, and admission charges (if any) listed for some of the referenced sites are likely out of date. Please check with the individual institution for up to date hours of operation and admission info.
**Though out of print, Robert Rettig's Guide to Cambridge Architecture: Ten Walking Tours (1969, 1980) is a good book for self guided architectural tours of the city. The book can often be found in used bookstores or online.