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“michael szkolka”(64 reviews)
“walking tour”(57 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
+1 857-205-1775
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Echosoph
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank RalphK328
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Voyage453603
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most hilarious and informative and coolest tour we have ever taken.....out of hundreds around the world. Mark was knowledgeable and painted wonderful pictures with his tales and was FUNNY!!!! We've had other tours in Boston. Save your money. They're all OK but this is the...More

Thank mustangdaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Michael was definitely informative and funny. He is sort of lowkey but don't let that fool you, he really knows what he is talking about. He does not offend and keeps it moving along well.

Thank Anamari4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide obliviously did not like religion or the sitting President, I really dont care if he does or does not but I shouldn't have to pay for his opinions. It was too fast, hardly able to take any photos.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got Bob as our guide and he was awesome!! Great historian and our kids loved it as much as we did. The time flew by and we were sorry to see it end!

Thank mnspje
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a false start with an actor who we could not understand, so bad we abandoned an earlier tour, we were fortunate to find Michael Szkolka, a proper historian, who gave a great tour on the Freedom Trail - really marvellous. We are a British...More

Thank Beatrice H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Boston with our 18 yr old son and 16 yr old daughter, and chose the Lessons on Liberty tour because we were interested in a historically accurate tour. Our tour guide was a former history professor, and we appreciated his wry sense...More

Thank LMesaros
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Had a great tour with Michele on August 1st. I loved that she didn't sugarcoat colonialism and also drew parallels between the past with the disastrous political situation of today. Her impassioned plea to vote at the end of the tour brought us to tears....More

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
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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Chris F
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 Dawn P | 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