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Review of Old State House

Old State House
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Old State House Museum Admission in Boston
Ranked #50 of 410 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Relive the drama and excitement of the American Revolution with fun and engaging programs and tours, interactive exhibits, beautifully restored period rooms and unsurpassed 18th century treasures. Celebrating 300 years as America's oldest and most historic colonial building, the Old State House is now Boston's Revolutionary Museum. Visit us at the heart of the Freedom Trail and only steps away from Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the New England Aquarium.
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a visit to the Old State House today. Had the opportunity to be a part of three tours during my stay. All three were conducted by different young ladies who were well versed in the subject matter. They very obviously knew their material and enjoyed sharing it with the tourists. Fortunately the tours were pretty much back to back to back so there were just a few minutes between them. A visit carries a $10 entrance fee but for me it was worth it. The total time there including the tours and a self guided stroll through the museum was about 90 minutes.

Thank hounds75
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The Old State House if full of history and is very interesting. You can tour it by yourself or you can sit in on a guided tour. Be aware, they do not allow you to bring in backpacks, and that includes purses that are worn on the back!

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Pretty Interesting to see this old building stand out among-st the towering building surrounding it. Not to mention to different phases to has under gone over the years of existence. Still in amazing shape after alot of restorations over the years and is an icon of old historian building. Quite interesting small tour of our history to becoming a nation. I would go again.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

between all the big buildings from modern times, a good motive for your tour, a good start and meeting point

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Have always wanted to go into the Old State House and had planned it into our busy agenda in Boston.

Looks great from the outside and as a Brit in town was keen to understand the history and why MA is a commonwealth and not a state!

Paid my $10 and walked into a room of info - then went upstairs basically to a couple of empty rooms and a talk (if you could call it that - delivered at such a speed and with such an aggressive accent that I didn’t understand a word). So the shop and more informative than the museum.

Left very disappointed- go and take a look at the building, go in the shop and read a page or two from the books on display and then spend $10 at Dunkin Donuts - probably more satisfying

Thank Spressy
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