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Massachusetts Hall

Massachusetts Hall, often referred to as "Mass Hall," is the oldest building at Harvard University and one of the most iconic landmarks on campus. It holds a special place in the hearts of students and alumni, serving as a symbol of tradition and history.


Location

Located in the heart of Harvard Yard, Massachusetts Hall is easily accessible and serves as a prominent landmark on campus. It is situated at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Garden Street, making it a convenient stop for tourists exploring the city.

History

Massachusetts Hall was built in 1720 and is the oldest surviving building on the campus of Harvard University. It served as the main residence hall for students until 1870, when it was repurposed as an academic building. This majestic structure has withstood the test of time and remains a symbol of academic excellence and achievement.

What to See

As you step inside Massachusetts Hall, you will be transported back in time. Marvel at the stunning colonial architecture and soak in the rich history that surrounds you. Take a guided tour of the building to learn more about its significance and the role it has played in shaping Harvard University.

If you are lucky enough to visit during commencement season, make sure to witness the colorful procession of graduates as they exit Massachusetts Hall towards Harvard Yard. It is a sight to behold and one that captures the essence of this prestigious institution.

Nearby Attractions

Once you have explored Massachusetts Hall, there are several nearby attractions that you can visit to complete your Boston tour. Just a short walk away, you will find the Harvard Art Museums, which house an impressive collection of art from around the world. You can also take a stroll through Harvard Yard and admire the other historic buildings on campus.



Planning a Tour with Boston Sightseeing

For those looking for a unique and immersive experience, consider planning your Boston tour with Boston Sightseeing's double-decker bus. This hop-on-hop-off tour will take you to all the major landmarks in the city, including Massachusetts Hall while providing informative commentary along the way.

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