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Old State House

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Old State House Museum Admission in Boston
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Relive the drama and excitement of the American Revolution with fun and engaging programs and tours, interactive exhibits, beautifully restored period rooms and unsurpassed 18th century treasures. Celebrating 300 years as America's oldest and most...more
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206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702
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Reviewed 4 days ago

All part of the Freedom Trail and a stop worth taking and exploring. Docent well versed on the entire history of Boston and actually uses "guests" to play parts of the teaching. Well worth admission.

Thank AnneMarie E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful building and a must see on you walk of the freedom trail. There’s a museum inside that you can visit for a fee (free with GoBoston Card) Site of the Boston massacre and close to other major sites of Quincy Market and Faneuil...More

Thank Danny E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great little historic building in the heart of the modern city. You could almost miss it if you come out of the metro as this is actually within the building! They have marked the Boston massacre site out the front too. Great to have seen...More

Thank memee08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit as most of the major turns in The Revolution occurred here. The old building is in the middle of skyscrapers which adds to its importance. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had the ability to breath out of her ears whilst she...More

Thank MICHAEL C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is part of the Freedom Trail. Admission is $10 and is well worth it. if you like history, the Old State House is a must.

Thank Preacher2760
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in here while exploring the city by myself. Admission is $10 which is reasonable. There is a lovely gift shop, however, the exhibit itself is rather limited. I found myself done in about 15 minutes.

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to get in for free but it is worth paying the fee to see everything about our early history. You could easily spend 2 hours here if you read everything. Well worth the visit.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First - I find it baffling that such important buildings such as this are swamped by surrounding multi storey offices and that a metro entrance and exit comes out within the actual building. That said - it is an important and striking building and forms...More

Thank nsander219
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the exhibitions are excellent learning opportunities. the narrated tours are wonderful. very interactive. our history and the boston massacre and tea party explained very well. highly recommend

Thank pat2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Builtin 1713, It was seat of the Massachusetts General court until 1798. This is must see on the Freedom Tour, if you do not see a balcony, walk around the building, its the site of the first reading of the declaration of independence, the Boston...More

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Hayley1607
July 26, 2017|
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Response from ronfromglasgow | Reviewed this property |
I spent maybe 45 mins to an hour. But you can break off when you like or simply walk around yourself. Tour is worth it for information. No extra charge I remember.
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happycardinals
August 16, 2015|
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Response from MissTexas | Reviewed this property |
They're very close to each other. I didn't tour Fenway, but took pictures after leaving the State House. I was very impressed with the knowledge our tour guide demonstrated , & the history there is something you may not... More
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Judy K
July 31, 2015|
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Response from OldStateHouse_Boston | Property representative |
Hi Judy, Thanks so much for your inquiry and for admiring this wonderful 300 year old building! All tours take approximately 20-25 minutes and are well worth the time. Enjoy, Chuck
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