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The Boston Tea Party was “the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution.” Opening in June of 2012, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Is dedicated to telling the story of that fateful night of December 16, 1773.
By combining cutting edge interactive technology with live historical performances, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum® offers an experience like no other. Throw tea overboard with the daring Sons of Liberty! Explore two historically restored tall ships! Gaze at the Robinson Half-Chest, one of only two surviving tea chests from the Boston Tea Party. Be inspired by the film "Let It Begin Here" in the Minuteman Theatre and learn the role that you will play in one of the most important events in American history.
In addition to the museum, visit our breathtaking Abigail’s Tea Room where you can enjoy freshly baked goods, a spot of tea and learn more about the types of tea thrown overboard in 1773. Learn about the proper brewing process. (Additional cost to enter Abigail's Tea Room). And don’t miss our enchanting Gift Shop chock full of gems to bring back home!
Experience the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum® and relive the turning point in history that led to our independence and freedom as a nation.
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Tour highlights:
Fully narrated guided and interactive tour.
Relive the events as they really happened.
Explore two Historic Tall Ships.
See the Robinson Tea Chest - one of two known surviving tea chests from the 1773 Boston Tea Party.
Throw Tea into the Harbor.
Observe artifacts from the Boston Tea Party.
Visit Abigail's Tea Room and our Gift Shop
Transportation and gratuity.
Hours of operation
Museum open daily: 10:00am to 5:00pm (April-October), 10:00am to 4:00pm (November-March). Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Museum Tours begin every 30 minutes throughout the day.
Please allow approximately 60 minutes to complete the museum experience.
Booth is located at 306 Congress Street (Congress Street Bridge), Boston MA 02210. Nearest Intersection: Congress Street and Purchase Street.
A separate E-Ticket will be emailed to the guest. This ticket is required for entry into the attraction.
Reservations are confirmed for your selected time/date with this purchase. Once purchased, ticket dates and times cannot be changed.
Additional cost for Abigail's Tea Room. 30 minute demonstration to include Souvenir tea cup and 5 pastries.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**