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The Histrionic Academy

#52 of 157 Tours in Boston
Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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139 Tremont St, Boston Common Visitor Information Center, Boston, MA 02111-1318
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a highlight of our time in Boston. I highly recommend taking the time to hear these great stories from the past. Our guide, George Osborn, really brought history to life! Thank you!

Thank Companion565391
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was unbelievably knowledgeable and entertaining. He kept us all engaged, too. It was so much fun. We'd definitely take another tour with this guide. Take the tour, you will not regret it. Obviously, wear walking shoes, if it's going to rain wear...More

Thank Kelli M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide James Otis was great. Just the right amount of time. We received a good amount of information and enjoyed the tour. It was a bit chilly.

Thank Kmcal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Caitlin is great at what she does! Each stop had a great story that was clear to understand and entertaining to listen to. Other tours I have been on in the area was more about of funny discussions rather than actual historical facts. I was...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a tour of the Freedom Trail this past weekend and was initially skeptical when I saw the size of our group, guessing about 35-49 people. However our tour guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable and full of fun facts and little known stories about life...More

Thank Czmagic15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caitlin Johnston makes history come to life. Though we had a large group, I never felt lost in the crowd. She made time to answer any and all questions we had. My eleven year old daughter even talked with her in between trail destinations. I...More

Thank exquisiteennui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our knowledgeable guide dressed in British uniform and kept us entertained with his humor and not historic information. The cons were the groups were too large and made it difficult to hear our guide and we only visited half of the historic...More

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caitlin was fantastic. Loved it from beginning to end. Not too long, never boring as long as you are interested in history.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caitlin was a wonderful guide. She made history come alive with humor. Her narration was never boring. We stopped at the most important historical sites in Boston.

Thank susank188
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Caitlin Johnson is an excellent tour guide. She mixed in humor with her recitation of historical facts. I definitely learned a lot on this tour and cannot recommend it enough!!

Thank Carol N
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