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Admission to Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

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    This guided tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum ushers visitors through virtual exhibits, authentically restored tea ships, and traditional Boston museum exhibits. The tour provides the opportunity to participate in, explore, and learn about the people, events, and consequences that led up to the American Revolution—all in the order in which they occurred back in 1773. Get a sense of what life was like in 18th-century Boston.
    This floating museum features actors in period dress, interactive exhibits, authentically restored tea ships and a gripping, multi-sensory documentary entitled “Let it Begin Here.” Meet the colonists, explore the ships and even dump tea overboard just as the Sons of Liberty did.
    At the Meeting House, hear the story of the night of December 16, 1773, and get ready to dump tea alongside the patriots. There are two authentically restored tea ships—the Eleanor and the Beaver.
    Inside the museum is a high-definition, 3D holographic at Griffin’s Wharf that makes visitors feel like they are on a Boston street in 1773. See the Robinson Half Chest, one of only two of the original tea chests that was dumped into the Boston Harbor that night.
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    All reviews tea room interactive experience re enactment town hall meeting throw tea a bit overpriced role play their roles thrown overboard period costume group involved great activity events leading up great experience takes about an hour audience participation american revolution
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We loved the authentic dress and acting of our tour guides. Our guide was Joanna Thayer and she was excellent! My kids enjoyed tossing tea into the harbor and learning what it was like to be a protestor. Highly recommend.

    Thank RealHousewifeMedina
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This relatively new exhibit is very good for young people to begin to understand the issues, events and people involved in the lead up to the American Revolution. There is audience involvement, informative costumed guides and audiovisual enhancements anchored by a real ship and solid...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Mary Dianne M
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Ok replica and small museum on the dock adjacent to the Children’s Museum. I don’t want to be grumpy but it struck me as overpriced. If driving be sure to get a discount voucher for an affiliated garage.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank David_J_Spellman
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I wasn't sure what we will see visiting the museum at first. It turned out to be a very fun and educational experience. The visit was interactive and guests participate in this historical event. We even get to toss the tea into the water !!...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank tirpadvisor168
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Loved this attraction and even inspired my 12 year old to get more into history! Best family vacation ever!!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Jennifer G
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    July 27, 2019|
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    Response from Julie J | Reviewed this property |
    The tours “depart” every half hour.
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    April 30, 2019|
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    Response from TTTravels | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know - we stayed at the Hyatt Regency on Lafayette and walked in 20 min
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