Step back in time and see how the Boston Tea Party changed American
history! This Boston museum details the series of events leading to
December 16, 1773, and then goes on to demonstrate how that fateful day
kickstarted the American Revolution. At the Boston Tea Party Ships and
Museum, spend your day exploring one of the famed tall ships, sipping
tea at Abigail's Tea Room, wandering the museum exhibits on your own,
taking advantage of a complimentary guided tour and more!
The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum will give you a
comprehensive look into the days leading up to December 16, 1773, as
well as this fateful day’s role in kick-starting the American
Revolution. The museum combines historic and rare artifacts with
cutting-edge technology to give you a real-life experience of what life
was like in Boston during the 18th century. Spend your day wandering the
museum and the exhibits at your leisure, or take advantage of the
complimentary guided tours that leave every 15 minutes starting at 9am!
Museum exhibits include:
The Meeting House:
See a reenactment of the evening of December 16, 1773, when patriots dumped the loads of British tea into the Boston Harbor.
The Tea Party Ships:
Explore one of the tall ships: The Beaver, The Dartmouth and The Eleanor! Two of the three (The Beaver and The Eleanor) were docked in the harbor on the evening of the Boston Tea Party!
Griffin's Wharf, take pictures with colonial cutouts and mingle with
costumed patriots. The wharf played a crucial role in the Boston Tea
Party protests and is a perfect place for photos of the tall ships and
the Boston Harbor.
Holographic Tea Party Encounter:
a 3D experience that will make you feel as if you are on a Boston
street watching colonists and British soldiers argue right before your
Robinson Half Chest:
one of the two remaining tea chests! This artifact, passed down from
generation to generation, is one of two chests that survived the Boston
Watch the American Revolution unfold before you on the big screen!
Abigail's Tea Room:
your thirst at Abigail's Tea Room and enjoy a spot of tea (tasting not
included). You'll also learn about the tea-brewing process.
Select a month to view a calendar of availability and departure details.
Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
Monday - Thursday: 1st tour 10:30am and last tour 3pm
Friday - Sunday: 1st tour 10am and last tour 4pm
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- Museum entrance fee
- Guided tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drink
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Optional guided tours depart every 15 minutes
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.