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Old State House

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Old State House Museum Admission in Boston
from US$10.00*
Old State House Museum Admission in Boston
from US$10.00*
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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
+1 617-720-1713
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth your time. Educational and so interesting. Were able to do two tours while there. Tour guides very knowledgeable and welcoming of questions. Building is amazing.

Thank E7451DGjennym
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would not have believed how enjoyable this free tour was. The history of the building, its architecture, the art and sculpture all make this a must see on any Boston visit. It is wonderfully located near the Common and Public Garden and other great...More

Thank berkshireshomeowner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Run by National Park Service, excellent informational center for history buffs, good way to understand history of what you will see on the street. Park Rangers very helpful and know the relevant information. Great for adults and mid-to-high school students who like history, young children...More

Thank PeterD2327
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surrounded by High rise blocks, this beautiful building stands out as a beacon of how to build something strong and pleasing to look at. The History is very American orientated and as such we got as far as the tills and baulked at the price...More

Thank devonroamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to learn about how the foundation of our country was laid, and to stand where the Declaration of Independence was first pubicaly read.

Thank TNVOL1985
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding tour of one of oldest buildings in Boston and seat of the local government. Tour guide gave excellent presentation that covered the events that led to the Boston Massacre through compilation of 'word of mouth' stories. Highly recommend this tour.

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Old State House. We participated in both tours and found the tour guides to be well informed and provide an educational tour.

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got a free entrance to due to purchasing the hop on hop off trolley pass. Interesting museum to see Massachusetts history. Displays and architecture are the main parts of this museum. Large souvenir shop. Bathrooms are extremely tiny! But of course you can’t expect...More

Thank BirdWord58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must see this, as it is where the Declaration of Independence was read and was the location of the Boston Massacre. This is history at it's best!

Thank Don T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss where history happened. Easy walk from anywhere. It's close to other attractions so no reason to miss this one.

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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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27 July 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.
16 August 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
Judy K
31 July 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