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No Tax on Tea! This was the decision on December 16, 1773, when 5,000 angry colonists gathered at Old South Meeting House to protest a tax...and started a revolution with the Boston Tea Party! Built in 1729, Old South Meeting House was the largest...more
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310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108-4616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this church while walking along the Freedom Trail and was able to quickly go through in about 15 minutes. You are allowed to walk around and even sit in the pews and take pictures. There are also nice exhibits inside that speak to...More

Thank jesselodge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibits gave a good explanation of this hotbed of the American Revolution and subsequent debates on civil liberties. Well worth a visit.

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we were passing and since our Boston Go Pass included free entry we popped in for a few minutes. Numerous exhibits and information placards have a good overview of the importance of this place to the American Revolution. The sorry goes on to document...More

Thank Ian g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This can be taken in when walking the Freedom trail. It's not a fantastically massive building nor is it overtly impressive from the outside. It is, however, very easy to find being in the heart of the city. An inherent part of revolutionary history which...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old South Meeting is the one of the main place in Boston where many American revolutionists would meet to discuss ways to create a new nation that would be freed from oppression and give independence for many who lived in what would be known...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Save a little on admission by purchasing a Go Boston card if you plan on visiting 3 or more sites while visiting the city. This was a neat little stop along the Freedom Trail and worth taking a few minutes to walk around, not to...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed July 7, 2018

If you are walking the Freedom Trail, you will see it. There is not a lot to see. It is part of our American history and worth going by to see it.

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

This is the place that the men were meeting prior to the Boston Tea Party. You can just imagine the conversations that happened here. You can sit down and try to imagine what you would have done, thought, said in such circumstances. It doesn't take...More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Having passed Old South Meeting House scores of times in my youth, we ventured in with our two youngest grandchildren for the first time. Like many of the older New England churches, pews were boxed in, the pulpit was greatly raised, and a sounding board...More

1  Thank dianel103
Reviewed May 31, 2018

It was pretty neat to check out a place of such historical significance. Admission is reasonable, restrooms are on site and it's a nice little stop on the freedom trail.

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