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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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this little attraction is in the middle of Boston and gives the tourist a little insight into the history of the American revolution though the medium on audience participation... read more

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

this little attraction is in the middle of Boston and gives the tourist a little insight into the history of the American revolution though the medium on audience participation theatre. Although not for the serious historian, for a tourist on a wet day it was enjoyable.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Everything about the Tea Party Ships & Museum experience was perfectly choreographed and absolutely enjoyable. Professional actors and actresses recreated history right before our eyes, and I just never expected such an historically correct, highly educational production when I stepped on board. I highly recommend this not-to-be-missed experience!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We received entry to this from Old Town Trollet Tours. Thank goodness we didn't pay for it. The actors tried to get audience into their presentation, but it was most appropriate fo jr high age and younger.

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Tampa, Florida
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went with another couple who had 2 small children, they are very accommodating to all individuals!! You cannot bring a stroller in but they do provide a place to store and it surprised me that while we were on the tour it started raining and they moved all the strollers under cover, which was a nice... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great tour very historically educational I am not even sure if our two kids knew they were in history class Great for kids 8 -14

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is a must do. The kids loved the recreation of the meeting before the tea party and enjoyed throwing it overboard. I enjoyed it as well and it provided a good history. It was cool that they have one of the original tea crates.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The tour was great. Unfortunately it was not worth the cost of admission. As we know Boston has expanded vastly since the 1700s. The old Boston harbor is under the city. The whole tour takes place in a newly constructed building, followed by three videos. The tour guides were great. The museum is non existent. There is one box on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We visited this museum in the late afternoon and avoided long lines and vaiting completely. We had so much fun interacting with the actors and hearing the stories of single persons experiences and history brought to life in general. The mixture of story telling techniques really worked for us and our children, aged 15, 13 and 10 all agreed that... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It was pretty good. It gets full fast but dropping the fake tea into the Boston Harbor is pretty cool.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What a great morning. We really enjoyed the re-enactment of the Boston Tea Party, complete with realistic ship and period costume. The staff were well presented and very knowledgeable

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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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