At the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American history through a multi-sensory experience that includes live actors, interactive exhibits, and full-scale replica 18th-century sailing vessels!
Journey back in time to the Famous Event that changed American History!
Visit Authentically Restored Tall Tea Ships
See the Robinson Tea Chest from the 1773 Boston Tea Party
Throw Tea into the Harbor
Visit Abigail's Tea Room and our Gift Shop
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Sense the emotion and determination of our forefathers who fought for our freedom and independence. Come enjoy this unique experience. Huzzah for Griffin’s Wharf”!
The Boston Tea Party was “the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution.” The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is dedicated to telling the story of that fateful night of December 16, 1773.
Explore Griffin’s Wharf and board an 18th century ship to throw the fated tea into Boston Harbor alongside our costumed historical interpreters and hear the dramatic events surrounding the “single most important event leading up to the American Revolution”. View the Robinson Tea Chest, the only known surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party and experience it’s amazing story.
In addition to the museum, visit our breathtaking Abigail’s Tea Room where you can enjoy freshly baked goods, lunch items, a spot of tea and learn more about the types of tea thrown overboard in 1773. And don’t miss our enchanting Gift Shop chock full of gems to bring back home!
Enjoy 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®, is a registered service mark of Historic Tours of America®, Inc.
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
See online calendar for dates and times available. You must check in on-site between 15 minutes to 5 minutes prior to your tour time. Anyone not checked in within 5 minutes of the tour time will be considered a no show and their seats may be re-allocated. Abigail's Tea Room open: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Dec 16th- TOURS ARE FREE at the museum to celebrate the day of the Boston Tea Party!
Reservations are required. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time by calling 855-396-7433.
306 Congress Street (Congress St Bridge), Boston, Ma 02210
Congress Street and Dorchester Avenue.
Parking garages available at 17 Farnworth and 11 Stillings
Child's age: 3-12 years old. Under 3 are free.
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