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Address: 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113
Phone Number: 617-523-6676
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Description: The signal from the steeple of Boston's oldest church triggered the War...
The signal from the steeple of Boston's oldest church triggered the War for Independence that led to the birth of America. On that fateful night in 1775, the two lanterns in the steeple told Paul Revere that the British were approaching by boat, not on foot.
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Old and Beautiful and Historical

While strolling the North End we came across the Old North Church, built in 1723, with some very interesting history. Imagine Paul Revere riding by to light the lanterns to warn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not a must see. Located in pretty area. When you go through front door just take a peek inside;you can see whole church it's pretty small. There is not a fee donations excepted. If you are not a history buff don't bother going any further and save donations for something that interest you.

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Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

While strolling the North End we came across the Old North Church, built in 1723, with some very interesting history. Imagine Paul Revere riding by to light the lanterns to warn of the British invasion. Inside this church was very beautiful, but strange. It has sectioned off pews, kind of like cubicles, that families had to pay for, to sit... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The church itself is very cool and historic, but the highlight was the Behind the Scenes Tour. They take you up into the Bell Ringing Chamber and then down into the crypt. Very cool and well worth the modest charge.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite spots in Boston. Great tour of church, good garden, and just a nice respite from the noise of the city. Nice gift shop as well (old fashioned).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Worth a $3 donation to see inside this incredible piece of American history. I was surprised that there are "pew boxes" which families purchased. Very little space for visitors. The pipe organ is incredible! Go visit and take the kids!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Visit the Old North Church and enjoy the historic boxed pews, hand embroidered kneelers and cushions, and informational placards providing more details on this important site. Small gift shop on the grounds. A stop along the Boston Freedom Trail. Be sure to leave a donation to help support this national gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

As Canadians, we were not so interested in the American History portions of Boston, but the Old North Church was worth visiting for its architecture, culture, and peaceful surroundings. The guides were helpful, particularly Bernard (a history graduate). The grounds and church were impeccably kept. Entry is free (technically) but a modest donation of $3 per person is suggested.

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Murcia, Spain
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This church had some importance in the american revolution. It is mentioned in a poem. Thats about it. if you like american history go see it by all means, but if not its not a must see location. Said this, it is well conserved and pretty inside. Also they have a lantern which although not used during paul revere´s famous... More 

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Sumner, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The walk in the north end is fun and historic. I enjoyed the court yard & statue on the way in. Do go in the church it very interesting with the private pew's with family's names.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We were in Boston on the 4th of July. We followed the Freedom Trail and ended at the Old North Church. We were very luck and arrived just as they were about to start reading the Declaration of Independence in the church. It was a great experience for our kids.

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Additional Information about Old North Church

Address: 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113
Phone Number: 617-523-6676
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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