Sense the emotion and determination of our forefathers who fought for our freedom and independence. Join Sam Adams and his Fellow Patriots in a Rendezvous with history! Re-live the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution!
This wretched creature is doomed to travel the streets of Boston and relay the stories of the unfortunate souls he has encountered and the macabre events he had been witness to during his sentence.
The Boston Tea Party was “the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution.” Opening in June of 2012, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Is dedicated to telling the story of that fateful night of December 16, 1773.
By combining cutting edge interactive technology with live historical performances, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum® offers an experience like no other. Throw tea overboard with the daring Sons of Liberty! Explore two historically restored tall ships! Gaze at the Robinson Half-Chest, one of only two surviving tea chests from the Boston Tea Party. Be inspired by the film "Let It Begin Here" in the Minuteman Theatre and learn the role that you will play in one of the most important events in American history.
Adults $39.85. Children $34.87 – 3-11 yrs, Seniors $46.39
Museum open daily: Off-Season hours (November - March): first tour 10:00am - last tour 4:00pm
In-Season hours (April - October): first tour 10:00am - last tour 5:00pm.
Please allow 75 minutes to complete the museum experience. Museum Tours begin every 30 minutes throughout the day. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. March 16 & 17, 2020 closed for renovations.
Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 12 months of the purchase date.
306 Congress Street (Congress St Bridge), Boston, Ma 02210
Congress Street and Dorchester Avenue.
Parking garages available at 17th Farnworth and 11 Stillings
Child's age: 5-12 years old. Under 5 are free.
For GROUPS (15 or more) -please call Group Sales at 617-531-6241 prior to your arrival in order to help better coordinate your group's visit and confirm tour time. Abigail's Tea Room open daily: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Souvenir tea cup is available for purchase with a pouring of hot tea included. Bakery items, as well as other hot and cold foods are offered, cafeteria-style throughout the day, at a per-item price. Please call 617-531-6239 for more information. On occasion the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum may close early for special events.
Tour departs from Old Town Trolley stop #1, at the end of the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel at 200 Atlantic Ave.
Atlantic Ave and State St.
There is a parking garage located at 270 Atlantic Ave.
The Tour is rated PG-13. Child ticket is for ages 6-12. Tour may not be suitable for children under 13. Children under 6 are not permitted on the tour.
Tour runs most dark and stormy nights so dress appropriately. Part of the tour is walking. Wear comfortable shoes. OTT is not responsible for things left behind on the trolleys. Due to high demand in October, All Ghosts & Gravestones Tours on the half-hour will be on Orange & Green Old Town Trolley Tour vehicles. Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.