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Address: 306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1027
Phone Number: +1 617-338-1773
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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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The reenactment was worth joining.

The gift shop, boat and tour were very good and encouraged participation by the visitors. Well worth the hour to step back into history and get a personal look at the Boston Tea... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gift shop, boat and tour were very good and encouraged participation by the visitors. Well worth the hour to step back into history and get a personal look at the Boston Tea Party.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Because it was November, there were only four of us there for the show and it was excellent!!! Immediately you go in you were immersed in character.....at the initial informative meeting to incite us to rebel we were booing, hissing and huzzaring and generally getting into the spirit of things!!! We were given characters to play and some had active... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a fun and informative hour on the tour . I cant help but feel this is mainly geared to children and if I could turn back the clock 20 years Im sure i would have enjoyed it even more :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The period costumed reenactors were entertaining and fun to interact with. The ship tour and the museum were accurate, educational and fun. It was a great way to spend a little over an hour to learn some history. The Abigail Adams tea room offered a variety of teas and some rather good grog libations after the presentation. Well worth the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't really have any expectation when we rolled up here, but bought our tickets and met Mr Pitts and cracked on with the tour ... which is much more than a 'tour' ... these guys are good - it's entertaining / funny / interesting ..... all good!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As part of the Hop on Hop Off bus, this was included in our ticket. It was very enjoyable. I would suggest doing it at least once.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very pleasant and informative presentation. The crew played their parts well. A very entertaining way to learn the history of the event.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was a little perturbed at the $26 cost to go to the museum but I'm glad I did. The staff here do an excellent job acting like 18th century Bostonians and they don't break character. The ship tour was terrific and the historical value of this event for our country makes this place well worth seeing when you're in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So much fun! Informative and fun for my kids! Enthusiatic - great - "tour guides" Far exceeded our expectations!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the above attraction a week ago and was very impressed with the introduction to the tour of the attraction and the enactment of the historical story and background to the events. It is well worth visiting especially as at this time of year the cost is included in the price of the hop on hop off trolley tour

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