Old South Meeting House, Boston

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Visit the famed, National Historic Landmark where the Boston Tea Party began in 1773. Within the walls of Old South Meeting House, meeting by meeting, vote by vote, a revolution began.

Visit to experience one of the nation's most important colonial landmarks.

On exhibit: Historic 3-D model of colonial Boston showing the Patriots' route to the harbor; John Hancock's portable writing desk; first edition 1773 book by slave & poet Phillis Wheatley; and many more rare revolutionary artifacts and historic documents.

Old South Meeting House is an independent, non-profit museum and historic site funded by individuals like you; The Massachusetts Cultural Council (www.massculturalcouncil.org), a state agency; The Lowell Institute; The Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati; and other public and private foundations and corporations.

A legislated partner in Boston National Historical Park, Old South Meeting House participates in the Passport program as an official Passport Cancellation Station.

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Admission: $6 Adults, $5 Seniors/Students, $1 Children (ages 6-17), under age 6 FREE. Free for OSMH Museum Members.

Freedom Trail Ticket Available: Includes discounted admission to Old South Meeting House, Old State House Museum and the Paul Revere House. $13 adults ($6.50 savings!), $2 children. Available at Old South Meeting House.
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  • The Old South Meeting House was one of my favorite stops on the Freedom Trail (I didn't make it inside them all, though)! As with a lot of places in Boston, the Old South Meeting House has A LOT of hi...  more »
  • From an architecrutal standpoint, it's like a lot of other old buildings in Boston. But in terms of historical significance, it's up there in relevance for American history. There are placards and sig...  more »
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  • A real gem in history...I actually forgot that Al Sharpton spoke there in the 1990s...The whole city of Boston is a gem for those who love to learn.
  • The history inside this antique building is very interesting. I like how the wood floors creek with every step, and I am always amazed at the detail the people of the past put into the craftsmanship of their work. Also, they provide a fun little scavengar hunt of the artifacts displayed around the church hall.

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