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Great way to get a slice of history and beer

Megan was our guide and she did a great job of dropping a lot of knowledge while making the tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MW1436
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Macon, Georgia
Come for the beer, stay for the history

What a fantastic dose of Boston history viewed liked they lived it, over a mug of beer. The tavern... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
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Since 2013, Ye Olde Tavern Tours has been offering the best way to learn Boston's history because you drink beer while doing it! On this historic tavern tour, you'll walk along the Freedom Trail to see and learn about ten historic sites related to...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just got back from a weekend trip to Boston and we opted to take the Ye Olde Tavern Tour on Saturday. The meeting location was easy to find, our guide was prompt and very knowledgeable throughout the tour. I just felt...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Megan was our guide and she did a great job of dropping a lot of knowledge while making the tour fun. The beer selections at the three taverns were also very good. Definitely recommend this tour.

Thank MW1436
Reviewed July 14, 2018

What a fantastic dose of Boston history viewed liked they lived it, over a mug of beer. The tavern tour was great but the history presented by our guide Megan was outstanding. Read Brooke's book. This group is made up of some fun but really...More

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Lots of walking, we stayed hydrated, lots of history, great variety of beers too. Kelly was outstanding, lots of fun information, and very talented, she kept us inline both figuratively and literally. Great Job Kelly!

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

It was a freezing day in March, but what a fun way to spend the afternoon. Met up with the owner near Park St Station, and was soon joined by a nice group of participants...family, friends, and Blackhawks fans (haha). It was sunny, but not...More

Thank o2bcre8ive
Reviewed June 16, 2018

We did the Freedom Trail walking tour and it was awesome. Our group of 12 had a great experience with Kristen. She was fun and informative. We learned a lot, we drank beer and walked around the city. This tour is highly recommended.

Thank Kzdybel
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour!!!! We came on this tour with a group of six, and the tour group capped at 12 people total. Our tour guide, Megan, was energetic, informative, and fun! All in all, very happy with the experience and would recommend to any group that's...More

Thank Bekah D
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Kristen was our tour guide & she was great. Lots of history, lots of beer. If those two things interest you, then I would recommend. Perfect way to learn about how the two are so intertwined.

Thank SteelersGal85
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

I took part on Ye Old Tavern Tour and I didn’t want it to end. History and craft beer, two of my favorite things! Very informative, great beer and wonderful company.

Thank Keary M
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Great tour with lots of history. A few things: the second pub is a totally modern bar with LED lighting and lounge seating. I get that it was once an old pub but not anymore. There ARE many old pubs that could take its place....More

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Claudia R
June 8, 2017|
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Response from YeOldeTavernTours | Property representative |
Hi Claudia, Thank you for your interest in Ye Olde Tavern Tours. Both of our tours offer a fun chance to learn about Boston's history. The Freedom Trail tour focuses on the American Revolution in Boston while the Fenway tour... More
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Tom F
March 14, 2017|
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Hello Tom, Thank you for your interest in Ye Olde Tavern Tours. Tickets can be booked from our website under the Buy Tickets page. There is a link to our website on our attraction page on TripAdvisor. We hope you'll be able... More
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You meet under the Boston Common sign at Boston Commons. It does tell somewhere on the website. Have fun
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