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Old State House

206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702
+1 617-720-1713
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Relive the drama and excitement of the American Revolution with fun and engaging programs and tours, interactive exhibits, beautifully restored period rooms and unsurpassed 18th century treasures. Celebrating 300 years as America's oldest and most historic colonial building, the Old State House is now Boston's Revolutionary Museum. Visit us at the heart of the Freedom Trail and only steps away from Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the New England Aquarium.
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  • Average11%
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206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702
+1 617-720-1713
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great area to explore Boston. Old State House was called the Town House, the court of the provisional governor, City Hall, and in time became the statehouse of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This was the site of Puritan stockades and Boston's first trading floor. The...More

Thank travelena
Reviewed 3 days ago

The exhibition is very good. Went there with 5+12 years old, and they really enjoyed, although they don't know English. Adults also loved it.

Thank yair-inbal
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour of the old state house was probably worth the $20 I spent for my husband, son and I to see it. However, there was one gentleman working the front desk that took his job WAY too seriously. He was horrible at explaining information...More

Thank TheTravelGirl525
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the Statehouse and listened to a tour guide describe it's rich history. Really enjoyed it even though the stairs to the second floor are winding and a little scary.

Thank travelcrazy51
Reviewed 6 days ago

At the corner of the Old State House is a sign explaining about it as well as the brass outlined circle about Boston Massacre.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth the visit. Oozes with history and is centrally located. The park rangers did a great job sharing the history of the main hall.

Thank lunasatcc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautifully preserved building on the Freedom Trail in Boston. It's smack in the middle of a bustling area and the site of the Boston Massacre is directly in front of it. There is a fee to visit a museum, which I didn't...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very surprised by all the positive reviews on here. The museum was ok but after my trip last week I was glad it was only $10/person for my group of five. The staff were not friendly at all even bordering on rude. They...More

Thank Clark C
Alex G, Manager at Old State House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I’m sorry you walked away with a poor impression of our museum! Our staff strives to be welcoming, courteous, and helpful to everyone who comes to visit the Old State House. We are always thrilled that out of all the great things to do in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The reading of the Declaration of Independence at 10 a.m. on July 4th was a great experience! We toured inside later in the day and that way interesting too.

Thank FSHoyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small museum that does have some very historic pieces and some live action speeches. This is where you go to get our Boston go card hat gives you admission to this place and many others.

Thank Curtis S
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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16 August 2015|
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Response from MissTexas | Reviewed this property |
They're very close to each other. I didn't tour Fenway, but took pictures after leaving the State House. I was very impressed with the knowledge our tour guide demonstrated , & the history there is something you may not... More
Judy K
31 July 2015|
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Response from OldStateHouse_Boston | Property representative |
Hi Judy, Thanks so much for your inquiry and for admiring this wonderful 300 year old building! All tours take approximately 20-25 minutes and are well worth the time. Enjoy, Chuck