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Old South Meeting House

310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108-4616
+1 617-482-6439
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No Tax on Tea! This was the decision on December 16, 1773, when 5,000 angry colonists gathered at Old South Meeting House to protest a tax...and started a revolution with the Boston Tea Party! Built in 1729, Old South Meeting House was the largest building in colonial Boston. From outraged protests over the Boston Massacre, to the night when Samuel Adams gave the secre3t signal to throw 340 crates of tea into Boston Harbor, colonists came to the Meeting House to protest British rule.
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310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108-4616
+1 617-482-6439
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On the Boston Freedom Trail. American history in downtown Boston. Where the people were rallied to support the Boston Tea Party. Pricey but a worthwhile stop.

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful hour where Samuel Adams rallied the masses and gave the secret order to destroy and throw over board more than 300 crates of tea, angering the British and eventually sparkling a war.

Thank nuwandabob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a self guided historical site on Boston's Freedom Trail. We did the Freedom Trail the first time to see where we wanted to return and spend more time. We enjoyed going back to Old South to take time and read all the information...More

Thank conline
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the places on the freedom trail is this house. Its historical significance is explained but it also shows the larger historical context. This is what made the visit so worthy for me, because as someone who doesn't know that much about American history...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If only the walls could talk.....history oozes out of this building. It is just a gorgeous building as well. Definitely worth the entry cost to see the inside.

Thank wader
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is where the planning of the destruction of the tea took place (tea party). Phyllis Wheatley and the Dawes Family were members here. It's a stop on the freedom trail but you don't go in. You have to pay to tour it. My family...More

Thank Brandy C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

What a wonderful evening we spent with costumed re-enactors at the Old South Meeting House last December 16! We talked outside with very spirited re-enactors and then went into the meeting house to hear passionate speeches from very vocal characters! We even had the opportunity...More

Thank ashinosh
Reviewed 6 May 2017

What else could one expect except that it was well kept so that we could see what was going on at that time of our country.

Thank ugausa
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Old South Meeting House is a great stop, and super easy to get to. If you're a fan of "National Treasure", you will recognize this place for certain! A fresh veg/fruit stand at the corner, this is one of many places you can visit...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Well, this is a fine place to visit on a rainy day! Don't expect too much of it, mainly if you had been visiting other spots around Boston!

Thank Fernando S
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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