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The Revolutionary Story Tour: Boston's Sights Through America's Story

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Boston is full of fascinating history, and you'll learn so much more about it by touring with a knowledgeable guide than you would wandering around alone. This three-hour walking tour focuses on the Revolutionary War. See sights connected with the era, and hear stories about Boston's past that will bring history to life for you.
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You'll start at
1 City Hall Square
1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201, USAMeet at City Hall Plaza: Directly in front of the Wax Museum (1 Washington Mall) FROM FANEUIL HALLL Cross the street walking away from the Samuel Adams statue in front of Faneuil Hall, go up the stairs, and turn left FROM GOVT. CENTER GREEN LINE T-STOP: Walk towards Faneuil Hall. DO NOT go down steps. Veer to the right of City Hall and building is on the right hand side. Directions: • From Faneuil Hall cross Congress St. up the stairs to the left. • From Govt. Center (Green Line) Subway exit towards plaza and walk towards Faneuil Hall, find overlook to the right of the stairs BEFORE descending them. • From State Street (Blue & Orange Lines) Subway exit and cross Court Street, left onto Congress Street, up the stairs across from Faneuil Hall and immediately turn back to overlook
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    The Revolutionary Story Tour
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Faneuil Hall Marketplace
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Old South Meeting House
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Old North Church & Historic Site
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Christopher Columbus Park Path
Christopher Columbus Park Path, Boston, MA 02110, USA
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Highlights
  • Tour with an expert local guide
  • Best suited to active travelers, as this is a walking tour
  • Receive personalized attention, and a wireless portable audio, on a small-group tour
  • Visit Boston's most important sights in chronological order
Important Information
Departure Point
1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201, USA
Duration
210–240 minutes
Return Details
Christopher Columbus Park Path, Boston, MA 02110, USA
Inclusions
  • Limited group size. No massive crowds.
  • Personal Map & Timeline
  • Professionally operated: no actors, scripts, or kitsch
  • Insights from prestigious historians and scholarship
  • Restroom / Coffee / Snack break midway through
  • 12 (of 15) Freedom Trail sights visited
Exclusions
  • Patriotic fluff.
  • Pedantic lecturing.
  • Huge Crowds
  • Costumed Actors
  • Gratuities. (optional)
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Old South Meeting House
  • Entry/Admission - Old North Church & Historic Site
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour operates in most weather conditions. Pay attention to Wind and Weather. Please dress appropriately.
  • Not wheelchair accessible. We will be covering a significant amount of ground and those with injuries or significant mobility limitations will likely find it difficult to complete.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is no hard age restriction but this is not a "kids" version of events. The narrative structure helps keep them engaged but the younger they are the more difficult it is to stay involved for the duration. However, every child is different and parents know their own best.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: The Revolutionary Story Tour
BOSMAW
Denver, Colorado
54
If you can do only one tour in Boston, make this the one!
No other revolutionary history tour in Boston holds a candle to this tour. It’s humorous, interactive, and covers
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ClassySD
San Diego, California
79
Great Tour
If you’re looking to book a guided tour of the Freedom Trail, I would highly recommend you book with Michael of
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Linda F
2518
Mike the HISTORY Guy
Be ready to walk and walk FAST but Mike doesn't disappoint! He leads you all over Boston and the Freedom Trail
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Conniejo B
Williamsburg, Virginia
10
Revolutionary Tour
Great tour. My teenagers loved his stories and said his tour was their favorite. The weather was cold and windy,
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Roman R
20
Incedible Tour of the history of Boston and the American Revolution
Incedible Tour of the history of Boston and the American Revolution. Recommend it to everyone coming to Boston.
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SusanS
21
The only way to see Boston & History
Mike has a passion & infectious excitement for the history of our country & the role Boston played in colonial
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CJB
Sarasota, Florida
50
Highly Recommend this History tour!!
We enjoyed this tour so much! If you are a history buff you will LOVE this! Mike was so knowledgeable about
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jeffreyalanbennett
20
Extremely knowledgeable
Mike provided an extremely passionate tour. You could tell he loved what he was talking about. As someone who
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Nate H.
10
Best Historical Tour I've Ever Seen
Wow! I can't say enough about this Mike's take on Boston's leading role in the build up to the US Revolution. I
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Ingrid K
Anchorage, Alaska
20
Passionate about history
I loved this tour. The guide is very knowledgeable about Boston, more importantly, wants you to be knowledgeable
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Key Details
  • Duration: 210–240 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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