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Lessons on Liberty

139 Tremont St, Boston Common Visitors Center, Boston, MA 02111-1318
+1 857-205-1775
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Great Tour!

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Michael, who is a history professor. He... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SunWorshiper60898
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Atlanta, Georgia
Best guide ever!

I've been on many tours in my life but never have I enjoyed one as much as I did this one. Michael... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debby P
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Dalton, Georgia
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Lessons on Liberty. Boston's only Freedom Trail walking tours guided by classically trained historians. Our tours are entertaining, educational, interactive and accurate. Lessons on Liberty is also pleased to offer a full range of Private Tours guided by our exceptional guides. Private tours range from our Introductory 2 hour Freedom Trail tour all the way to Full-Day Revolutionary excursions along Boston's Freedom Trail.
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139 Tremont St, Boston Common Visitors Center, Boston, MA 02111-1318
Downtown
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+1 857-205-1775

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Michael, who is a history professor. He presented information in a humorous way, which was fun and informative at the same time. I was worried about being able to hear him, since we had 25-30 people...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on many tours in my life but never have I enjoyed one as much as I did this one. Michael was outstanding. As a history professor, he was knowledgeable and witty. If I lived around here, I would audit his class!

Thank Debby P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this tour for our trip to Boston with 11- and 13-year-old granddaughters. Both are very bright and we felt that a more "academic" tour would be fine for them. It turned out to be extremely interesting as well as entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable....More

Thank Junith K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our freedom trail tour with Michael and he was fantastic! The stories you hear are easy to understand and he adds some sense of humor into it as well! He is not an actor...but he is passionate about history which makes it all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating. He made the past real. From the cemetery to the back alleys.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lessons on Liberty tour is fantastic. The guides are historians instead of actors so you get some great knowledge of the area. I took my 8 year old son with me and he really enjoyed it. He even took notes on the tour. I...More

Thank rickboardman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We participated in a tour led by Michael Szkolka, and he was just phenomenal. I cannot recommend him enough! Literally, we liked him so much, we invited him out for a drink after and let me tell you, this guy knows his stuff about history....More

Thank Sydnee S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour stopped at some historical sites along the Freedom Trail. The guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. My only suggestion for improvement is to cover a few more sites. I would definitely recommend this tour.

Thank 1LA_Wanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was OUTSTANDING! The perfect amount of historical knowledge along with fun humor and thought provoking perspective. The entire tour of definitely helps have a better understanding of the historical elements in the city. Photos is a must. 90 minutes seems like a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of five truly enjoyed our tour with Michael. He is a college professor of American history and is knowledgeable, approachable, and humorous. He debunked some of the "myths" Americans are taught in school and continue to believe throughout life. My favorite line of...More

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Melbourners
Hi! How did you arrange your tour? I was trying to book a tour for tomorrow April 11, but the website only has bookings beginning on April 15th? Do you have any suggestions?
11 April 2017|
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Response from Dawn P | Reviewed this property |
Go to the city park square visitor's center, and you can buy your tickets inside. The tour that we took leaves from there as well. The tour company has a couple people dressed in Revolutionary costumes outside circulating... More
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rickwomble
When will 2017 tickets go on sale? Planning our family trip to Boston and would love to include the Lessons on Liberty tour!
13 February 2017|
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Response from Robert M |
Thank you for your interest in Lessons on Liberty and. Our booking system will open for reservations for the entire season on Feb 15th, for our first bookable tour on Saturday morning April 15th at 10am. -Bob Miller Tour... More
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Morganshhi
In a day when history is being "rewritten" by progressive thinkers, do your tour guides give a commentary or just stick to the facts?
20 August 2016|
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Response from JG717 | Reviewed this property |
Our tour guide was a history professor and I felt that he stuck to the facts and didn't alter things to his opinion.
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