Admission to The Old State House - America's Revolutionary Museum (50% Off)

RevolutionaryBoston at the Old State House Downtown

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In a Nutshell

Experience the American Revolution through Revolutionary-era artifacts & live performances, then tour the Boston Massacre site out front

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for membership renewals. Not valid with any other offers. Not valid July 3–7. Groups of 10 or more must be booked in advance. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $12 for admission for two ($20 value)
  • $20 for admission for four ($40 value)

RevolutionaryBoston at the Old State House

". . . then and there the child Independence was born."

—John Adams, after hearing James Otis argue against the Writs of Assistance at the Old State House in 1761

The Old State House is a history book of a building. Within its walls, American revolutionaries gave birth to a new nation. RevolutionaryBoston—the museum that now occupies the building—tells their stories.


Museum Overview

Tours (Held Every 30 Minutes)

  • Old State House Tour: Relive the first days of the American Revolution
  • Boston Massacre Tour: Learn about the events leading to this tragedy and explore the actual site
  • Daily-Changing Tours: Delve into special topics such as revolutionary women and the politics of fashion

Artifacts

  • John Hancock’s red velvet coat
  • Tea salvaged from the Boston Tea Party
  • Muskets from the Revolutionary War

Other Things to Do

  • Visit the newly-restored 1764 Council Chamber and the Royal Governor’s Chair

Historical Timeline

  • 1713: Old State House is built
  • 1770: The Boston Massacre occurs outside the building
  • 1776:The Declaration of Independence is read from the balcony
  • 1780–1798: It becomes the first Massachusetts State House
  • 1798–1881: A bunch of other stuff happens
  • 1881: The Bostonian Society is founded to preserve the building

Boston's Freedom Trail

The Old State House occupies a spot along Boston's Freedom Trail: Two-and-a-half miles dotted with 16 different historical sites. Follow the brick-lined path to other destinations, such as the USS Constitution in the Boston Navy Yard.

Customer Reviews

Wonderful piece of history!
Kerri R. · July 9, 2017
The tour guides were very vibrant and informative. Great place to stop if your from out of town like myself. Quincy Market is also blocks away. Rev-Boston is a Great place to go especially for those who enjoy history and cool stories about the past.
Marie N. · June 7, 2017
Very nice museum for all the family! Easy to understand and nice guide.
Fleur F. · May 14, 2017

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