The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum will give you a
comprehensive look into the days leading up to December 16, 1773, as
well as this fateful day’s role in kick-starting the American
Revolution. The museum combines historic and rare artifacts with
cutting-edge technology to give you a real-life experience of what life
was like in Boston during the 18th century. Spend your day wandering the
museum and the exhibits at your leisure, or take advantage of the
complimentary guided tours that leave every 15 minutes starting at 9am!
Museum exhibits include:
The Meeting House:
See a reenactment of the evening of December 16, 1773, when patriots dumped the loads of British tea into the Boston Harbor.
The Tea Party Ships:
Explore three tall ships: The Beaver, The Dartmouth and The Eleanor! Two of the three (The Beaver and The Eleanor) were docked in the harbor on the evening of the Boston Tea Party!
Griffin's Wharf, take pictures with colonial cutouts and mingle with
costumed patriots. The wharf played a crucial role in the Boston Tea
Party protests and is a perfect place for photos of the tall ships and
the Boston Harbor.
Holographic Tea Party Encounter:
a 3D experience that will make you feel as if you are on a Boston
street watching colonists and British soldiers argue right before your
Robinson Half Chest:
one of the two remaining tea chests! This artifact, passed down from
generation to generation, is one of two chests that survived the Boston
Watch the American Revolution unfold before you on the big screen!
Abigail's Tea Room:
your thirst at Abigail's Tea Room and enjoy a spot of tea (tasting not
included). You'll also learn about the tea-brewing process.