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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1027
+1 617-338-1773
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At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American History! It’s more than a stroll through historic artifacts – it’s an adventure! Located on the Congress Street Bridge in Boston, Massachusetts, this floating museum is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before. Live actors, high-tech, interactive exhibits, authentically restored tea ships and the stirring, multi-sensory documentary “Let it Begin Here,” are just a taste of what you’ll see, hear and feel. Meet the colonists, explore the ships and dump tea overboard just as the Sons of Liberty did on that fateful night of December 16, 1773. Stop in at Abigail’s Tea Room for teatime and visit the Gift Shop for special souvenirs. It’s educational, entertaining and enlightening — an experience not to be missed by adults and children of all ages. Your tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum will last approximately one hour and will take you through a variety of displays that are interconnected. The tour is designed to give you the opportunity to participate, explore and learn about the people, events and consequences that led up to the American Revolution in the order in which they actually occurred more than 230 years ago.
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306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1027
+1 617-338-1773
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Entertaining .. tries to involve everyone into the tour. Interactive, informative about one of the most pivotal moments in American history..

Thank vidzgandy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great experience with this site/event. It was well worth the price. The staff/cast did a great job of getting the visitors involved. We did this after doing the Freedom Trail and it added a lot of color and information to what we...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our colonial leader and the stories he shared. It was a fun and informative tour about the "tea party", but it also included information regarding the Revolutionary War. And since I love tea, I enjoyed the tea tasting at Abigail's Tea Room afterwards.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have 8 kids ranging from 6-19 and EVERYONE loves this museum. It was worth every penny! Super interactive and educational!

Thank jaydeelady
Reviewed 2 days ago

We learned a lot, but a bit pricey. The tour could have been about 15 min. shorter. We were able to walk up and purchase tickets for the next tour. We browsed the gift store and found a GF treat in the tea room while...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour involves actors re-enacting parts of the infamous Boston Tea Party on the decks of replica ships. The movie depicting Paul Revere's famous midnight ride and the subsequent battle is excellent. This is fun and really interesting

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a great interactive experience. We enjoy the acting and learning more about the Boston Tea Party.

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The whole "experience" was a little corny. The information is basic. I think it would be good for kids who were 10-12 years old. As a history buff, I did not learn much. Everything that was communicated was accurate though.

Thank bendergary
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want to re-live the beginning of our freedom from the British, visit the Boston Tea Party Ship & museum. It's an awesome feeling to stand on the ship, throw tea overboard & listen to our story.

Thank scorzie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We used our Hop on Hop off ticked and got a discount on this attraction. It is very well done with actors playing the parts. Their knowledge of history is second to none. The boats were amazing. The tour lasts for 1 hour 15 minutes.

Thank margaretpat
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Is there on site parking or where is the nearest t station stop?
23 June 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Please use our TROLLEY TOURS website for the specific answers you request. We offer an interactive map that can be viewed from a smart device. Here you will find our stops, parking information and directions to... More
Will this be a tour that can be taken during rainy weather? We're coming up to Boston tomorrow, so looking at options to do if it rains, which is in the forecast.
12 April 2017|
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Response from papasmurf5069 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most of the tour is inside. The 15 or so minutes on the ship are outside, but with a raincoat you'll be fine
Heather S
Are there extended hours during the summer?
8 April 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Hello, please visit our website, we offer a chat that will assist you with your questions.