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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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We live just outside of Boston, but never went to visit the Tea Party Ship and take the tour. It was fun and interesting, and we recommend making a point to visit.

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

We live just outside of Boston, but never went to visit the Tea Party Ship and take the tour. It was fun and interesting, and we recommend making a point to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting and novel. The actors did a good job and made the visit interesting especially for the children. Would recommend to all ages. Yes, it is expensive but we thought worth the money

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The title says it all. I don't know how this can be sold as the actual place of the Boston tea part given all of this was water before diking and other work. This harbor bears absolutely no resemblence to what it was during revolutionary times. There are some excellent maps (one at bunker hill) showing this. But, I suppose... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The actor/ tour guide made our visit. You receive a feather as a future disguise, and are ushered indoors to await the beginning of a town hall meeting. The actors come in and do their thing, getting us riled up. I had a speaking role, which was fun but barely note-worthy. Then when “This meeting can do nothing more to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was definitely our favorite attraction during our visit to Boston. The staff was engaging and interesting. We learned a lot and I am glad that they encourage participation. The boat part of the tour was really fun and the movie was great. It's easy to see why this attraction has won accolades. Highly recommend for all ages!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I guess with such an important historical event fun shouldn't perhaps be a word you should use but the actors were great and stayed in character the whole time. I probably spent a couple of hours here and learnt a fair bit, but I assume that American visitors would know more. There is some very clever hi tech parts that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Wasn't too sure at first, but really enjoyed it. Fast moving, wonderful guide. Great overview of the tea party, explained the ships involved. Video was great. The highlight was seeing one of the surviving boxes from the Boston Tea Party.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It was a great place to go and bring kids. very informative and interesting. Age group i brought was 5 yr and up. However i think it should be for at least 7 or 8 on up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed the visit. I do recommend stopping in. The ship is a cute little edition along the side. This museum will not take even half the day but it you are visiting you should go and make a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My family and I ate lunch nearby (while visiting from Texas). We walked past the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. We decided to stop and do a tour. We liked it a lot! My 11 year old brother enjoyed the hands on history experience. We would recommend!

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Additional Information about Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

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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