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Address: 306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
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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Boston Tea Party ship and museum

I'm a huge history buff so for me to be able to go see this was overwhelming. I was given a bit part to read and loved it. The museum is without a doubt something to see. The ship... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm a huge history buff so for me to be able to go see this was overwhelming. I was given a bit part to read and loved it. The museum is without a doubt something to see. The ship was fun because they explained exactly what happened to make the Boston Tea Party come alive. The tour guides are informative... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You need a couple of hours to enjoy this attraction which includes a theatre style presentation, a visit to the ship and a walk through the museum. The Tea Shop offers light refreshments (tea!) and there's a souvenir shop... of course. The whole thing is very professional and explains very graphically an historical event of considerable importance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was very interesting how the story of the Boston Tea Party happened, we were there Sunday 27 Nov at the 10:30 show and the young lady playing the female character was brilliant

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had admission via our trolley ticket so took advantage. What a great time we had. I would have had no complaint had I paid at the door. It was fun from the start and even though we are British, we took part and stamped our feet and 'huzzah'd' when necessary. I also liked that they got the kids to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found out that the only part that is truth worth it is the gift shop and that was it. The tour inside wasn't worth it because all I did was reenact the Boston Tea Party and I paid a ridiculous price for it. The only good parts of the museum are the two ships parked on the north and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was so much fun, we hadn't planned the tour just came across it, and glad we did. We learned a lot while having fun when we 'joined the sons of liberty'. We even got to throw tea into the harbour. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The guides did an excellent job of taking you back to the Boston Tea Party and how it all happened. Realistic adventure!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great time this was. A lot of old history in this location. Boston itself is a city of historical beginnings.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good attraction to visit if you have young children in your group or are interested in learning about the history of Boston and the famous Boston Tea Party.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't plan this one, we just stopped in. The tour guides are in costume, and you get a half tour, half reenactment. From the meeting house to the ships, it was engaging all the way. Fun gift shop too, and they sell some nice tea!

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