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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

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Address: Congress Street Bridge, Boston, MA 02210
Phone Number: 617-338-1773
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts, Group tours/walking tour
Description: At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, you can be a part of the famous...
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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After teaching my 1st graders about the War of 1812 and The Boston Tea Party I knew I had to made the long journey from Florida to Massachusetts to experience the history. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

After teaching my 1st graders about the War of 1812 and The Boston Tea Party I knew I had to made the long journey from Florida to Massachusetts to experience the history. My father is about to start his 39th year of teaching civics and truly enjoyed this engaging museum. This is a must do especially for families. I loved... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went there thinking it would be a little hokey with the re-enactments etc... But it was really done well and very interesting. They actually have an original tea box on display! Very impressive, informative and fun!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I took my 2 kids to see the museum and tour of the ships. They had their attention from the beginning with the tour guides in costume..... Nice touch. Guides are knowledgeable and friendly with out being too campy about the experience. Cool gift shop attached. Next time I will make sure to eat there too.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This stop is included on the Old Towne Trolley and 100% worth it! You learn so much, while role playing with the "cast" and then you actually get to throw tea over in the Harbor....which is so fun! The best is then visiting the tea room for an afternoon tea on the harboside side...which this location in itself is a... More 

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fascinating to walk through a ship that played such an iconic role in U.S. history and to learn in vivid detail more about the American Revolution. I had known much of what we saw, but going with my British husband made this a treat!

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Salida, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We loved this!! We had our 3 kids with us and they absolutely loved it. They get the tourists involved my son even had a speaking part. It is great and my kids learned alot. My husband and I enjoyed it as well. You can taste tea similar to that of that day our son tried some and he is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome place to visit. The staff working in the tea room were amazingly friendly and helpful. The characters during the reenactment were very entertaining. This was such an educational tour with fun along the way.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about this museum. I visit every time we come to Boston. Our girls, ages 6 and 10, LOVe this place! It is so interactive and engaging at every step. The interpretive characters are fantastic, they are full of energy and you can tell that they love working there. They are so knowledgeable and love to answer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a must see, in my opinion. It so well done, is great for families or couples, and reminds you why we are Americans. The interactive format is unique and fun. GO!

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Porth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Good tourist attraction. I enjoyed the way they involved visitors in the tour. staff were good and remained in role throughout the visit. Brilliant effects and video at the end was informative. I learnt a lot about the original tea party.

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Address: Address: Congress Street Bridge, Boston, MA 02210
Phone Number: 617-338-1773
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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