The Paul Revere House
The Paul Revere House
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10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
About
The Paul Revere House is the home of legendary patriot Paul Revere, where he began the famous “Midnight Ride.” A rare example of 17th-century urban architecture, and a National Historic Landmark, it is the oldest remaining structure in downtown Boston, and the only home on the Freedom Trail. Historic rooms contain artifacts from Revere’s era, including Revere family furniture and documents. One room is furnished with artifacts from the time of the first owner. Exhibits in the Visitor Center include beautiful silver made in Revere's shop. Visit to discover the true story of the “Midnight Ride” and the man behind the myth.
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The area
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Neighbourhood: North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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  • Ruth J
    Columbus, Indiana19 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Big crowd, small house
    Learning the history of the Revere family and the home was interesting. No pictures allowed inside. My main complaint is the fact that no one regulates how many people are touring the home at a particular time. We walked up, purchased tickets, and were told go on in. Upon trying to open the door, we realized the front room was already full. This was the case for the entire home. Groups of families/tourists trying to see around the home, but all squished in tight like sardines.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 June 2023
  • Jo
    Boston, Massachusetts3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Educational and cute
    The Paul Revere House is not the most exciting historic house I've been to, but is reasonably priced for what it is. Interesting exhibit behind the actual house with more about Paul Revere's famous ride. They have part of his dentures on display here which was odd but cool?
    Visited May 2023
    Written 29 June 2023
  • Jaskel08
    California247 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit.
    A good compliment to other sights and places on the Freedom Trail. Unlike other stops, there is an entrance fee….. and you do get value in return for your money. The Revere house has been restored and refurnished to replicate what times were like back in the late 1700’s. The emphasis wasn’t just on Paul Revere, but also about how people lived and recreating what life was like. The people that volunteered at the House were very knowledgeable and helpful. You end up spending a half hour there, but if you’re in the North End, if definitely worth your time.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 4 July 2023
  • Stephanie M
    79 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Reasonably priced.
    Only 6 dollars for adult. I always enjoy a walk back in time exploring historical buildings. I'm sure that this house was considered large for the time, but I couldn't imagine raising 16 kids in it! I also enjoyed seeing the Italian neighborhood.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 July 2023
  • Liz
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must for History Nerds!
    If you are a huge history nerd like myself then you do not want to miss this place! It was very surreal standing in the house where of a man who played such a significant role in the American Revolution. There were guides in each part of the house who shared information about the rooms we were in which I personally enjoyed very much. The gift shop was small but sweet and there was a small museum as well with historical artifacts. This is not for everyone so I can see why some may find it boring, but it is truly a remarkable place to visit and appreciate.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 29 July 2023
  • TheCityBreakers
    183 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Small but worth a visit
    At only $6 to visit, this was the only paid-for attraction we went to in Boston. Small, but nicely restored over a hundred years ago, it is atmospheric and knowledgeable room guides bring the house and the Revere family to life. There is a tiny shop in which we found one of the nicest merchandising T-shirts we’ve seen anywhere. Well done to the people who run this historic attraction.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 September 2023
  • J664FZthomasd
    Lake City, Florida3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Revere house 10/04
    Being a teenager during the US Bicentennial, my wife and I grew up learning about Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and the Sons of Liberty. To actually stand in his house, walk the streets that those patriots walk is a dream come true. a trip every American should make
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 October 2023
  • Steph S
    Bristol, United Kingdom94 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best house in Boston
    This house is a great place to visit if you’re in Boston, it’s beautifully preserved. It is small so depending when you go it may be a little cramped in places trying to read information or view items. Sadly when we visited there was torrential rain that day which dampened the visit somewhat but the guides inside know their history and despite the small size it’s packed with original features. Definitely add to your list if you’re in Boston.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 October 2023
  • angeleyes27
    Brigantine, New Jersey5,285 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    No place to park
    The admission price is reasonable and there is a senior discount. The house is small. They don’t allow any pictures but you can buy postcards of the rooms in the gift shop. There are only four rooms to see. The closest parking is 2 blocks away and it is $23 for the day which is not for those that just want to see Paul Revere’s house. There is a small gift shop and exhibits there.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 October 2023
  • Rashae Williams
    Yardley, Pennsylvania42 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience, pretty short, had a good time.
    We liked the tour here a lot! No need to book in advance, just pay there ($6 per adult), and the tour guides were awesome, we learned a lot and asked questions. I liked the history part. We had to leave our stroller outside and carry our baby through, not a big deal. In the end, the tour was really short, small house, which I didn't expect, but the courtyard is lovely and experience was great. Good part of the Freedom Trail.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 October 2023
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BuffySmith
Platte City, MO36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
This is a good stop for history buffs. Lots of good exhibits, artifacts, and stories about Paul Revere and history of the time period. It is very well displayed. The staff is knowledgeable and in time-period clothing and speech. We really enjoyed it. It’s also very affordable and pretty quick if you want it to be.
Written 12 June 2024
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drwatson32
Shawnee, OK1,499 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We paid $6 per adult and $1 per child. No photography is allowed inside the structure. You can see the house in about 15 minutes. I don't think the exhibits are very well done. It is cool to say you've been inside Paul Revere's house, though!
Written 2 June 2024
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Russ H
Daytona Beach, FL152 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Interesting tour of Revere’s marriage home after the Revolution. There are some original items owned by Revere and his family that are rare. It’s a two story wooden home in the North End. The museum and gift shop are also on the site and have their own story. I didn’t see any silver works.
Written 26 May 2024
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hoben57
Houston, TX89 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
It was interesting to see Paul Revere's house although we did not go in. It's worthwhile to see as part of the Freedom Trail. After a long walk along the Trail, this was our last stop. We sat on the wall, took some pics, and then headed to Strega for a late lunch. It's certainly a lot better to see than the Corner Book Store.
Written 10 May 2024
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RayGCincinnati_OH
Cincinnati, OH270 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Save your money and time - skip this site! There are only four rooms and photos of the interior are forbidden. Yes, it's the home of one of America's most famous men but it's run poorly and there's really nothing to see.
Written 10 April 2024
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cannonater
Salt Lake City, UT1,420 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Thank goodness I have been here before and it really is cool but tried to take the wife there and found that the hours had changed. October 2018
Written 16 March 2024
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Mike A
Droitwich, UK31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Interesting museum, well informed and friendly staff, well worth a visit. Reasonably priced to enter.
Written 17 December 2023
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Rob G
Bedfordshire, UK96 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Lovely setting. Lots of shops around the local area. Nice bakery just around the corner. Admission was a bit expensive I think but if you enjoy history then it's a must.
It's not particularly big so don't take long to walk around.
Written 20 November 2023
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LBCdovs
New Jersey290 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
I mean, if you’re a history buff, you’re obviously coming here.

It literally takes 15 minutes to see the grounds, so at least stop by and peek in.

Your kids are going to be bored and wondering what you’re even doing there, but it’s so short winded, that they’ll be able to make it through no problem.

A must visit in my eyes.
Written 14 November 2023
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NYCSapphire
NYC16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Well restored house with a detailed history of Paul Revere and the facts and myths of his life. The docents were very knowledgeable and added color to the visit. Really happy we decided to go in.
Written 12 November 2023
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