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Tour of The Freedom Trail provided by The Histrionic Academy

Tour of The Freedom Trail

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History fans that want a fun and engaging Boston history tour, complete with a costumed guide to lead the way, shouldn't miss this Freedom Trail walking tour. Meet-up in Downtown Boston to begin your adventure where you can uncover some of the city's most notable historic stories—from the Founding Fathers to the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution—all while visiting top area sights, like Faneuil Hall and Boston Common.
  • History fans uncover the basics of Boston history on a guided walking tour
  • Visit top sights like the Granary Burying Ground—where Paul Revere's buried
  • Follow a guide that stays in character, for a more performative experience
  • Get a more personal experience with this small tour, capped at 15 travelers
Important Information
Departure Point
Boston, MA, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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BigRedGirl247 wrote a review Nov 2019
St. Petersburg, Florida10 contributions
Booked last minute. Locating the check-in spot proved a bit cumbersome for a non-Bostonian but we made it in time with the help of locals. Our tour was approximately 25 people. They don’t have any type of monitor in place for the walk so by the time it ended there were close to
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Date of experience: November 2019
Lisbeth L wrote a review Oct 2019
Fort Lauderdale, Florida6 contributions7 helpful votes
The group was way too large, couldn't hear anything. We ended up abandoning the tour group and downloading a freedom trail app on our phone for $4.99, it was way better!
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Beth wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
There were about 100 people On the tour making it ridiculously hard to keep everyone together and even harder to hear. Most people missed half of the tour. Disappointing
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Date of experience: October 2019
Jackie O wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
The tour guide was friendly, knowledgeable and started on time. Very large group. Tour was supposed to be 2 hours, was only one and hit on just a handful of locations
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Date of experience: October 2019
Ilana S wrote a review Oct 2019
Springfield, New Jersey72 contributions41 helpful votes
Our guide was certainly nice and knowledgeable. Unfortunately it goes downhill from there. Our tour was scheduled to begin at 10:30. We were a group of 60 with one guide and no microphone. We couldn't see what he was talking about, which was okay because we also couldn't
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: The Histrionic Academy
Matthew D
Caitlin Johnston
Very enthusiastic- keeps history interesting and engaging. Gives details behind the popular versions of all the Bo
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Caitlin Brings History to Life!
I thought I knew a lot of Boston history. Well today I found out that I did not know it all. I took NOTES like cr
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Boston History Trail
Our guide Caitlin was excellent. Very knowledgeable and shared nice insights and anecdotes about the historical pla
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James E
Freedom Trail with Deacon John Larkin
What a great morning. Makes all the difference when exploring Boston. He is a proud knowledgeable local who makes t
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It was fantastic
Everything about it was fun and you learn a lot about Boston and American history.🇺🇸 The guide was very helpful
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Meredith G
Deacon John Larkin
Deacon John Larkin was fantastic ! We left with a lot of knowledge about Boston and also its role in the American
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Adriana W
Prepare yourself to jump into history! This trail is full of beautiful monuments and is a nice way to understand mo
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Lindsey M
Our guide was Caitlin Johnston and she was fantastic! Such a wonderful and interesting overview of Boston's beginni
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Walking Tour from Boston Common Info Centre
A very informative with a bit of fun included a number of worthwhile sights covered!!Would suit just about everyone
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Time travel does exist!
This is a must, put it on the bucket list, one can easily let their mind take over and see everything happening all
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Boston Tourist center is in Central park
In Boston at the tourist center in central park there is a line that you follow all the way around the city severa
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What a fantastic idea!!
This is a brick line on the paths in Boston. If you follow it you get to see many museums, graveyards where famous
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Joan P
The Freedom Trail
Nice way to see the city, get some walking exercise and enjoy the day. Lots of places to stop along the way if you
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