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Best of Both Worlds

I took part on Ye Old Tavern Tour and I didn’t want it to end. History and craft beer, two of my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keary M
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Go for the history

Great tour with lots of history. A few things: the second pub is a totally modern bar with LED... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marshall M
via mobile
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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 the American Revolution and grab a beer at some of the nation's oldest taverns. Founded by a PhD in American history, you'll hear about and immerse yourself in Boston's drunken and revolutionary past. Our tours are the best way to walk the Freedom Trail and enjoy the rich history of Boston! Huzzah!
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Freedom Trail, Boston, MA 02108
Downtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took part on Ye Old Tavern Tour and I didn’t want it to end. History and craft beer, two of my favorite things! Very informative, great beer and wonderful company.

Thank Keary M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour with lots of history. A few things: the second pub is a totally modern bar with LED lighting and lounge seating. I get that it was once an old pub but not anymore. There ARE many old pubs that could take its place....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We participated in the Ye Olde Tavern Tour today.... Megan, our guide, was fantastic. Not only was she a subject expert but comical and passionate about the history surrounding the revolution. As we walked the Freedom Trail and visited the pubs along the way, the...More

Thank Barb259
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Great tour guide...kept it informative and fun! Highly recommended for visitors or locals! A stroll through the freedom trail which ended at The North End!

Thank Bill L
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This tour takes about 2-2.5 hours (which I could not find in any of their materials). The tour guide is fairly knowledgeable and very personable. The three bars we visited were interesting, and the walk was not very arduous. I think that the tour is...More

Thank 124douglash
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We attended the tour this past Sunday and had Kelly as our guide. She was phenomenal. She was knowlegeable, entertaining and informative. We would highly recommend it if you have 2-3 hours available. It was just enough historical information and the small groups make it...More

Thank hav17dev33
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had Megan as our guide, and this tour completely exceeded our expectations! Absolutely loved Megan's enthusiasm and knowledge and kindness. It was awesome to meet Brooke at the end of the tour as well. Absolutely love that this is a woman owned and ran...More

Thank Ashley C
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife surprised me with this tour, which also include our daughter and her boyfriend. I'm a history buff, former journalist and born and bred in Beantown. There was so much history and fun that our group quickly became a bunch of pals led by...More

Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

My wife and I went to Boston recently and this was our favorite tour by far. Brooke was our guide and she was fun and energetic. Her knowledge of the lesser known history leading up to the American Revolution was phenomenal. I would also recommend...More

Thank Eric M
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

A bunch of us went on the 8/5/17 Freedom Trail Tour, our tour guide Kristen was very knowledgeable and had great energy! Lots of fun facts and a couple cool prizes given away. She made the experience truly unique and would highly recommend this to...More

Thank tminissale89
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Claudia R
9 June 2017|
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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
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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
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Sandra M
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You meet under the Boston Common sign at Boston Commons. It does tell somewhere on the website. Have fun
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