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“michael szkolka”(69 reviews)
“walking tour”(66 reviews)
Boston's Best Freedom Trail Tour! Lessons on Liberty. Boston's only Freedom Trail walking tours guided by classically trained historians. Our tours are entertaining, educational, interactive and accurate. Lessons on Liberty is also pleased to offer...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
139 Tremont St, Boston Common Visitors Center, Boston, MA 02111-1318
Downtown Crossing
+1 857-205-1775
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This walking tour was very educational and interesting. We learned more on this tour than in any history class. Our guide, Michael was great. Michael was very knowledgeable and interesting. It was a cold day, so we were the only couple on the tour.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank vrborosamond
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

My father is a war history buff, so after reading the reviews on Lessons on Liberty, we choose this tour. This was the most exceptional tour I have even been on. Micheal was so knowledgeable and answered all questions. In addition to being educational, Micheal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynda M
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Hands down one of the best tours I have ever been on. We were fortunate to have Michael as our tour guide. A history professor, he told facts, the true stories behind the fictional tales, and did so with wit. Obviously passionate about this era...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

The hardest part was figuring out where to sign up for the tour. The tour guide did a great job. We were disappointed that people kept going the tour group who had not paid but the tour guide would not have known as it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kpiechoc
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We had set aside a day of our 4 day Boston trip to do the Freedom Trail, and wanted a trusted guide to tell us the stories of each location instead of trying to get the gist from just written signs and paper map guides....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank harmonsj
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Michael S. was a fantastic guide. He is a retired history professor and brings the city and history alive. It was raining a bit during the tour but Michael plowed through it no problem. Very informative and entertaining.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Minfam
Reviewed October 19, 2018

I wish History teachers would have taught us like this in high school. I might have had a little more interest in the subject back then, Micheal brought so much knowledge and insight as well as humor to the subject matter. The best part is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating historical tour of the city delivered by a charismatic and learned historian. Would recommend to everyone

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Tour was very good. Our guide was excellent. He had not just memorized "a script" as in some other tours. Would recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RalphK328
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The tour was interesting and a good pace. However, I purposely selected this tour and paid a little more because it advertised small groups for a better connection with the guide and their expertise, actual historians. There were over 40 people on the tour! Very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
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Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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May 5, 2018|
Response from cafeaulait97 |
Only outside. All of the houses have their own interpretive staff and none of the Freedom Trail tour companies are generally allowed to bring their tours inside the buildings.
April 10, 2017|
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Response from U7237MEdawnp | Reviewed this property |
Go to the city park square visitor's center, and you can buy your tickets inside. The tour that we took leaves from there as well. The tour company has a couple people dressed in Revolutionary costumes outside circulating... More
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Robert M |
Thank you for your interest in Lessons on Liberty and. Our booking system will open for reservations for the entire season on Feb 15th, for our first bookable tour on Saturday morning April 15th at 10am. -Bob Miller Tour... More