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Admission to Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

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Boston, United States
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1 hour (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

Relive the most important event leading up to the American Revolution on this tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. Follow your guide and spend the next hour on a journey back in time to the famous Boston Tea Party, an incident that changed the course of American history. It’s more than a stroll through historic artifacts, though. It’s truly one of the top-rated museums in the city of Boston. There are interactive exhibits, authentically restored tea ships and a gripping, multi-sensory documentary that’s not to be missed.
  • Admission to the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
  • Get an in-depth look at the events leading up to the Boston Tea Party
  • Learn how the Boston Tea Party kick-started the American Revolution
  • Enjoy a comprehensive experience that combines historic artifacts with cutting-edge technology
  • Explore one of the tall ships and see one of the two remaining tea chests from the Boston Tea Party
This one hour guided tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum ushers visitors through virtual exhibits, authentically restored tea ships and traditional Boston museum exhibits. The tour provides the opportunity to participate in, explore and learn about the people, events and consequences that led up to the American Revolution — all in the order in which they occurred back in 1773. Get a sense of what life was like in 18th-century Boston.
This floating museum features actors in period dress, interactive exhibits, authentically restored tea ships and a gripping, multi-sensory documentary entitled “Let it Begin Here.” Meet the colonists, explore the ships and even dump tea overboard just as the Sons of Liberty did.
At the Meeting House, hear the story of the night of December 16, 1773, and get ready to dump tea alongside the patriots. There are two authentically restored tea ships — the Eleanor and the Beaver.
Inside the museum is a high-definition, 3D holographic at Griffin’s Wharf that makes visitors feel like they are on a Boston street in 1773. See the Robinson Half Chest, one of only two of the original tea chests that was dumped into the Boston Harbor that night.

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Great for kids and adults
twinglemama1660
The actors are fantastic - engaging and very well informed. My two 10 year olds and 12 year old said it was "awesome", and my husband and I learned a great deal.
Tamarea and famil;y
Venture46508060059
This is a great experience for history buffs. To actually relive this moment was awesome. You get to participate in this.
History at it's Best
livewire1947
This was a great interactive museum as you became part of the Boston Tea Party event. We loved all this establishment had to offer. History relived for adults and children.
Terrific Tea Party!
Wander16204091358
We thoroughly enjoyed this Boston experience! A highlight of our trip! The tour was an hour, as advertised. The actors were well prepared. The activity provided opportunities to sit, walk through the replica, and participate to the extent individuals desired. The public restroom was clean, and there was no pressure to purchase tea or souvenirs in the lovely tea room or shop.
Average
dianerB7809YF
This tour lasted about 45 minutes. It was fun, but not anything super special. All in all, I think it was a little pricey for what we got.
Having fun!
edwpalomo
This was a great experience and the characters/actors were amazing. They got you involved and made it fun. Highly recommend. Jo Texas
First Day in Boston
loretta260599
What a really good way to start a visit to New England to get into the history. The tour guides were very enthusiastic and a great place to visit for all age groups
This was a good tour. Our guide had...
debbierichter801
This was a good tour. Our guide had us act out throwing the tea overboard and our 9 year old granddaughter that that was great.
A truly amazing experience - prepare...
Michael Z
A truly amazing experience - prepare to take part in a reenactment of the famous night in 1773 where the tea was thrown overboard! Interactive, insightful and a wonderful journey to help one understand the beginning of the American Revolution.
Had a great experience on an...
Christy M
Had a great experience on an extremely cold day! There were only 3 of us on a day the harbor was actually frozen, but we still got to throw the tea boxes overboard AND all the guides were enthusiastic and put on a GREAT show. It was full of well presented and informative exhibits and even a well produced movie. I even felt pretty patriotic by the end! Great family fun.

Product code: 5650TEA

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