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Since 2013, Ye Olde Tavern Tours has been offering the best way to learn Boston's history because you drink beer while doing it! On this historic tavern tour, you'll walk along the Freedom Trail to see and learn about ten historic sites related to...more
Freedom Trail, Boston, MA 02108
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did this tour with my father while we went to Boston. It was a brilliant way to start our trip as it shows you around the city as well as giving you some insight into the lead up to the American Revolution. Kirsten was absolutely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

A bit of history, a bit of ale, a lot of knowledge and passion by the guide Kelly. Who knew history could be so fun?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank s g
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour!! Brooke, our guide, was exceptional. She was engaging, knowledgeable and fun! The beer selection was great at each of the taverns we visited (3 in all with 3 to 4 beers to choose from at each). Great historical information (both...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mmerrow
Reviewed 11 September 2018

My husband and I just got back from a weekend trip to Boston and we opted to take the Ye Olde Tavern Tour on Saturday. The meeting location was easy to find, our guide was prompt and very knowledgeable throughout the tour. I just felt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anderk12
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Megan was our guide and she did a great job of dropping a lot of knowledge while making the tour fun. The beer selections at the three taverns were also very good. Definitely recommend this tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MW1436
Reviewed 15 July 2018

What a fantastic dose of Boston history viewed liked they lived it, over a mug of beer. The tavern tour was great but the history presented by our guide Megan was outstanding. Read Brooke's book. This group is made up of some fun but really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Lots of walking, we stayed hydrated, lots of history, great variety of beers too. Kelly was outstanding, lots of fun information, and very talented, she kept us inline both figuratively and literally. Great Job Kelly!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bimmer13
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It was a freezing day in March, but what a fun way to spend the afternoon. Met up with the owner near Park St Station, and was soon joined by a nice group of participants...family, friends, and Blackhawks fans (haha). It was sunny, but not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank o2bcre8ive
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We did the Freedom Trail walking tour and it was awesome. Our group of 12 had a great experience with Kristen. She was fun and informative. We learned a lot, we drank beer and walked around the city. This tour is highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kzdybel
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour!!!! We came on this tour with a group of six, and the tour group capped at 12 people total. Our tour guide, Megan, was energetic, informative, and fun! All in all, very happy with the experience and would recommend to any group that's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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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Claudia R
9 June 2017|
Response from YeOldeTavernTours | Property representative |
Hi Claudia, Thank you for your interest in Ye Olde Tavern Tours. Both of our tours offer a fun chance to learn about Boston's history. The Freedom Trail tour focuses on the American Revolution in Boston while the Fenway tour... More
Tom F
15 March 2017|
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Response from YeOldeTavernTours | Property representative |
Hello Tom, Thank you for your interest in Ye Olde Tavern Tours. Tickets can be booked from our website under the Buy Tickets page. There is a link to our website on our attraction page on TripAdvisor. We hope you'll be able... More
Sandra M
26 September 2016|
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Response from Tammy B | Reviewed this property |
You meet under the Boston Common sign at Boston Commons. It does tell somewhere on the website. Have fun