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Start your tour by meeting your guide at the Old State House, Boston’s oldest public building and the location where American independence was first declared. Then, see where the Boston Massacre occurred and stop by the Old South Meeting House, where a fateful gathering led to the Boston Tea Party.

The tour also includes stops at the Old Corner Bookstore, where Ralph Waldo Emerson and other famous authors once gathered, Park Street Church, where the prominent abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison gave his first major speech on the subject, and the Old Granary Cemetery, where Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and other seminal figures are buried.

The tour ends at Boston Common.
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Freedom Trail
Boston Common
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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Explore American history on this walking tour along Boston’s Freedom Trail. Meander down cobblestone streets while taking in the city’s gorgeous, centuries-old architecture and learning about the American Revolution from your guide. Enjoy a relaxed stroll to the places that played a key role in the fight for independence, including the Old State House, Old South Meeting House, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, and more.
  • Walk the Freedom Trail and visit important sites in the American Revolution
  • Learn about Boston’s colonial history from your guide
  • Enjoy New England’s centuries-old architecture
  • Walking tour is ideal for history buffs, families, and first-time visitors
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Reviewed 1 week ago
More than beans

Andrew was our guide and we enjoyed his in-depth knowledge of the people, players and social settings of the Revolutionary period. The information he shared seemed more accurate and less sugar-coated than other "histories" we've heard. Furthermore, he made the characters more relatable on a...More

Thank v-stauff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great experience!

Great experience on the walking tour. The pace was good. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. He did a great job making sure that everyone could hear him the whole time. Really good sense of humor. Just the right amount of time.

Thank joanth1
Reviewed 17 August 2018
Great walking tour

My husband arranged for us to do the Freedom Trail Walking Tour. On the tour you cover short portion of the trail while the guide calls out some of the more interesting and lesser known facts of the city along with your traditional American history....More

1  Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile
Lovely walk

My daughter and I really enjoyed our BCW tour. We did the hour tour which ended at Boston Common. We enjoyed the opportunity to learn a little more revolutionary history. My only complaint is guide was not identifiable (City walk jacket/hat) like the website said...More

1  Thank Jodi C
Reviewed 3 August 2018
Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour

Donald Watson (James Otis) of Boston Town Criers was great! He was very enthusiastic and entertaining! Our family enjoyed him sharing his knowledge of the Revolution and the events leading up to it while standing in the place many of these events were played out!...More

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Lori R
28 August 2018|
Response from angelareece58 |
70 minutes as it states in the website
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26 August 2018|
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