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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admission to Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
From US$29.95*
Admission to Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
From US$29.95*
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At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American History! It’s more than a stroll through historic artifacts – it’s an adventure! Located on the Congress Street Bridge in...more
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306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1027
Financial District
+1 617-338-1773
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an interesting museum, but its focus is kids, so as a solo adult I found it rather uncompelling for the cost.

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were the only ones participating when we went, and the hosts/actors still gave it their all and were entertaining and informative. Had lots of fun!

Thank TrackyRed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying my family had a great time at the museum and enjoyed the show (actors playing the roles of Bostonians involved in the Tea Party). It is very well done and teaches the history in a fun way. The ship is...More

2  Thank Trav124fun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great tour, everything about this tour was fantastic!! The staff and actors were so informative and made the whole tour so memoriable. We really enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it.

1  Thank Starbar1414
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum, great tour. Super interesting and great for kids. Loved trying out the tea afterwards in Abigail's Tea Room. Fantastic gift shop too!

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a history person by any means, but this reenactment was very informative. It was easy to keep up with and made the history of the event easy to understand. Staff was very knowledgeable and eager to answer questions.

1  Thank Chance S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could border on cheesy. But the actors’ humor made me chuckle. It takes about an hour, and gives a good cliff note version of the circumstances surrounding the beginning of the revolution. I imagine kids would really love.

Thank 889suzannef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reenactors were good and added our participation to the tour. They did a good job teaching the back ground leading up to the event. We got to throw some boxes over the side. Having been on the Constitution which was oversized for a frigate...More

Thank jimjA9537FM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great spot this is. You are part of the fervor of pre-revolutionary Boston. The actors were great. The use of interactive videos was great, plus you get to try out throwing tea into the harbour. Could have spent longer though - tour is...More

Thank Annielovestravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not what we expected going into it, but it was a very interesting and fun re-enactment of the Boston Tea Party.

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Barbara G
August 16, 2018|
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Response from MattRoelandts | Reviewed this property |
The “barking crab” was extremely popular when I was in Boston. A second popular restaurant was “the daily catch seaport.” Neither did I try...but the amount of people at both was mostly local.
Marilyn C
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Drozer68 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's feasible to access the boat with a wheelchair or a similar device, but you might not find it easy to manoeuvre on to/on the ship. If should have someone with you who can lift it and move it by hand.
Barbara G
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Pandapie1220 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I had looked to pre book tickets on Expedia prior to going but I didnt want to restrict myself to a set time. I know you can get discounted rates for pre booking but we just paid on the door. Whichever way you do it I'm... More