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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

I and my family loved visiting the Boston tea party ships and museum. It is a great place to immerse yourself in history while having fun with your little ones. I would recommend parking somewhere else and then taking a ferry to the museum and...More

Thank ashfarooque
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the whole family there and it was very informative and the tour folks were fun. We enjoyed the 90 minutes of tour.

Thank Dreid28361
Reviewed yesterday

The Boston Tea Party is acted out extremely well depicting the times. It's very engaging, and better than one might expect.

Thank Car11Ilderton
Reviewed yesterday

I found this tour to be very informative and very interactive as they try to make it fun for those of all ages, the tour lasts about 60 minutes and you get to tour the ship which is nice and then there is some videos...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum was an excellent museum. Well catered, excellent historical wall through the buildings and some excellent actual ships to visit. Solid walking distance from Boston CBD and it is along the historical walk.

Thank robertrX2091RY
Reviewed yesterday

I would have much rather had a smaller group or slightly longer at age each stage of the attraction. I understand that it is an excellent attraction for children, but the sheer number of them limited my personal engagement with the stages, as there was...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed this interactive muesum and history lession. You get to understand first hand experience of Sam Adams and his men and the history of Boston. Really well done and the 'raiding party' trip onto the boat was a great experience......well done!

Thank most256
Reviewed yesterday

The whole experience was excellent. It was entertaining and educational for our family. I would highly recommend it, especially for families with children who will study the Boston Tea Party in school. It made an impression.

Thank lunasatcc
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is great history lesson for children and adults about the Boston Tea Party and the events surrounding it. For the length of the tour, the guides do a great job of keeping you entertained and moving. There wasn't a dull moment on this...More

Thank Tht_Queen_B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You first go into a room with pews where your host talk to everyone and hand out name cards. There are a few talking roles. Then you go down to the ship and get to throw tea off the ship, everyone can do it, made...More

Thank Stefiny
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23 June 2017|
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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
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
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7 April 2017|
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Hello, please visit our website, we offer a chat that will assist you with your questions.