Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Relive the events as they really happened! On this tour, you’ll learn all about the protest that lead to the American Revolution, the important men that took part, and observe historic artifacts from the Boston Tea Party.
- Explore two historic tall ships
- See one of two known surviving tea chests from the Boston Tea Party
- Observe important artifacts
What’s included in the tour
- Expert guide
- Fully narrated and interactive experience
About This Boston Tour
Sense the emotion and determination of our forefathers who fought for our freedom and independence. Join Sam Adams and his fellow patriots on this historical experience as you relive moments from the past. The Boston Tea Party was the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution. Opening in June of 2012, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is dedicated to telling the story of that fateful night of December 16, 1773.
By combining the best type of interactive technology and live historical performances, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum offers an experience like no other. During your tour, you’ll get to participate in several activities like throwing tea overboard with the daring Sons of Liberty, exploring two historically restored tall ships, and gazing at the Robinson Half-Chest, one of only two surviving tea chests from the Boston Tea Party. Be inspired by the film Let It Begin Here in the Minuteman Theatre and learn the role that you’ll play in one of the most important events in American history.
In addition to the museum, visit Abigail’s Tea Room where you can enjoy freshly baked goods, a cup of tea, and learn more about the types of tea thrown overboard in 1773. While you’re here, you’ll also learn about the best way to properly brew tea and a few other tips. Before ending your experience, don’t miss out on the enchanting gift shop full of gems to bring back home!
Please make your way to 306 Congress Street (Congress St Bridge), Boston, Ma 02210
Museum open daily from November to March: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please allow 60 minutes to complete the museum experience. Museum Tours begin every 30 minutes. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day so you can have your own tea party.
A moderate amount of walking is required to explore the museum fully - but the pace and distance walked can be at your discretion, Wheelchair-friendly but not 100% wheelchair accessible.
Adventure, Family Friendly, Cultural
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Suitable for all ages. Children four years of age and younger participate free of charge.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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