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The Paul Revere House, Boston

#7 of 48 in Historic Sites in Boston
History Museum · Historic Site
The Paul Revere House showcases the residence of the famous patriot and the spot from which he set out for his famous midnight ride to warn that the British were coming during the American Revolution. Inside the house, which is the oldest in downtown Boston and a National Historic Landmark, view authentic colonial furnishings and decorations, many of which the Revere family owned or made. In the backyard, check out the 41 kg (90 lb) silver bell. Tours are self guided, with illustrated text panels throughout the museum. Museum interpreters are also available. Make The Paul Revere House a centerpiece of your Boston vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Boston day trip planning website.
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  • We were a bit dissapointed in this. The docents didn't seem to be knowledgable or as it was late in the day, maybe tired. Fun to touch history.  more »
  • This is one of the most famous, breathtaking places you will ever see. It was relatively small in comparison to today's homes which is just my size. I'd love to spend the night and enjoy a piece of history first hand. Everything was so peaceful here. When in Boston this should be at the top of your list.
  • For the senior discount it was good if you are looking for a "cool" place to venture into the past and discover what the history books might not have told ya as a child about the Paul Revere story... Interesting, very interesting... You'll have to go inside and read it for yourself to find out! The house itself was dressed in 1700's time period, which I love seeing what people used to cook with, sleep on, sit on etc. Unfortunately, the small theater wasn't open, so we missed out on seeing the real story. It was a small house but it had clean bathrooms and a nice water fountain to refill your canister. The gift shop was quaint and full of fun things, like the 1700's period giant playing cards for us seniors, or kids. Oh, did I mention is was air-conditioned!! That right there was worth the money to get in. Temperatures rose to the 90's that day and it was a nice cool spot to stop into.

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