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Address: Boston Common, Boston, MA 02108
Phone Number: +1 212-209-3370
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Description: On Location Tours is a one-of-a kind sightseeing company specializing in...
On Location Tours is a one-of-a kind sightseeing company specializing in TV and movie location tours. The bus tour of Boston TV & Movie Sites visits more than 40 locations including sites from The Town, Good Will Hunting, Boston Legal, Cheers, and Mystic River. The Boston Movie Mile walking tour around Boston Commons visits more than 25 locations from movies and TV shows such as Good Will Hunting, The Departed, Ted, Cheers and many others.
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$41*
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Boston TV and Movie Sites Tour
$25*
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Boston TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour

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We booked both the walking and bus Movie & TV tours - we got 50% discount off the walking tour by booking both at the same time. In general the tours cover different areas - the... read more

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

We booked both the walking and bus Movie & TV tours - we got 50% discount off the walking tour by booking both at the same time. In general the tours cover different areas - the walking tour covers Boston Common & Public Park and Beacon Hill area but the bus tour takes you all over the city and down... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I took my GF on this tour for our recent visit to Boston, She and I are huge movie fans so this was a must-do for both of us. The tour was a lot of fun, very interactive. The guide Alex was really great, he showed clips of each film before pointing out the location. And we loved the stop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My husband and I are huge movie fans so this was a must-do on our anniversary trip to Boston. The tour showed clips of each film before pointing out the location. We stopped at L St Tavern for a drink, which was awesome to my geeky self. Alec did a fantastic job and JJ handled the bus superb. Only negative... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We really enjoyed this tour of movie and tv sites. Our tour guide was very informative and the movie clips were entertaining. We never realized how many of these movies we had already seen. The stop at the pub for a rest stop and beer was also appreciated. We did go to Cheers for lunch and it was a good... More 

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Montréal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The guide was just amazing and made us want to just stop and watch all the Boston movies :) I didn't know most of them, shame on me, but I've now added them to my watch list. It was a grey day and do this tour was perfect as it's mainly in the bus. I would recommend it!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This tour was pretty cool and takes you around to many different movie locations shooting locations in the Boston area. The tour is a bit rushed though and I kind of wished they would take more time to stop at various locations. We did get out at the "L" street tavern for a break and Saw the steps where a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I was blown away by how great this tour was, beginning to end. The staff was great in communicating where I needed to be for pickup. The tour guide Javier and bus driver Joe were a hilarious pair. The swag bag was filled with fun goodies. The sites around all of Boston were so much fun. I just can't say... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was a great tour that provided not only a great overview of the city, but also highlights all of the famous movie hotspots throughout the city. The best part of the trip for us was the stop at the L street tavern seen in the movie Good Will Hunting. If you go on this tour, ask for Elizabeth as... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Took the Boston Movie tour with Elizabeth. She is a great guide. Bubbly, energetic and easily likeable. The tour was thorough and full of great locations. My only gripes: DON'T sit in the back of the bus. I was very car sick from all the bumps. the shocks in buses are never great in the backs of buses. My only... More 

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Innisfil, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I really enjoyed the On Locations Tv and Movie tour Boston that my friend and I took on Sunday September 7th 2014. The two and a half hour tour was well worth the $41 .Our tour guide Isaiah, was super funny and very knowledgeable on his movie and TV facts and even test our tour group with movie trivia and... More 

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Address: Boston Common, Boston, MA 02108
Phone Number: +1 212-209-3370
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown

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