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The Paul Revere House, Boston

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Historic Site · History Museum
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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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  • One of the oldest homes in Boston! The staff are dressed in period attire and really work to tell the story of the house, not just in Paul Revere’s time, but in the years since. It’s always difficult....  more
    One of the oldest homes in Boston! The staff are dressed in period attire and really work to tell the story of the house, not just in Paul Revere’s time, but in the years since. It’s always difficult....  more »
  • The Paul Revere house is a must see while in Boston if you love history. The whole story of it in history is really interesting. Learning about how his family lived takes you back in time and really.....  more
    The Paul Revere house is a must see while in Boston if you love history. The whole story of it in history is really interesting. Learning about how his family lived takes you back in time and really.....  more »
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  • This is an amazing piece of history! The house is hundreds of years old yet well preserved, and a beautiful contrast to the more modern buildings around it. Tours are only a dollar if you are under 18, and 6 dollars otherwise. You get to walk through the house, seeing rooms decorated and set up as they would have been in the 1770s and 1680s. The antique furniture and artifacts are actually from the 1600s and 1700s and many belonged to the owners of this house. It's really cool to see, and you can learn a ton about anything there from the historical interpreters on site. No picture taking inside the house.
  • Such well kept history. Feels like you are there walking around the home with Revere Family. Wonderful Docents eager to take all Q&A were much appreciated. Enjoyed buying Boston Freedom Trail books and seeing original political propaganda/satire cartoons. We Americans have not changed much in showing our way of how we want events to be remembered, including retelling of Boston Massacre.

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