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At the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American history through a multi-sensory experience that includes live actors, interactive exhibits, and full-scale replica 18th-century sailing vessels!

Museum Experience

Re-enact the Event that Started a Revolution

Historical interpreters, interactive exhibits, full-scale replica 18th-century sailing vessels, and historic artifacts, are just some of what you’ll experience during your visit.

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Due to State COVID regulations, exhibits 3 & 5 are currently closed.
Ticketed museum experience included sections 1-5, and cannot be toured separately. Sections 6 & 7, the museum gift shop and Abigail’s Tea Room, are open to the general public without a museum ticket.

Due to State COVID regulations, exhibits 3 & 5 are currently closed.
Ticketed museum experience included sections 1-5, and cannot be toured separately. Sections 6 & 7, the museum gift shop and Abigail’s Tea Room, are open to the general public without a museum ticket.

Re-enactor in the meeting house
Re-enactor in the meeting house
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Experience

The Meeting House

Join the Sons & Daughters of Liberty on a rendezvous with history! Enter the meeting house and step back in time to rebellious 1773 Boston.

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Tea Party Ships

Storm aboard one of our two Tea Ships, the brig Beaver or ship Eleanor, and join a Son of Liberty as you take part in the “Destruction of the Tea!”

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bostons griffins wharf
griffin's wharf in boston
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Griffin’s Wharf

Located on the same body of water where the Boston tea Party occurred over two centuries ago.

Explore our open air deck and full-scale replica 18th century sailing vessels, as well as the other cargoes that accompanied the fated tea to America. Meet the Sons and Daughters of Liberty and learn about the Boston Tea Party of 1773!

3d reenactment at the museum
3d reenactment at the museum
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Reenactment in 3D

This exhibit is closed due to State COVID regulations.

Where 18th Century meets cutting edge technology! Experience the immediate debate firsthand and the potential ramifications for your bold actions.

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Boston tea party's oldest tea chest
Boston tea party's oldest tea chest
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The Robinson Tea Chest

Protected and preserved for more than two centuries, the Robinson Tea Chest is the only known surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party.

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People in the Minuteman Theater
People in the Minuteman Theater
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Minuteman Theater

This exhibit is closed due to State COVID regulations.

Immerse yourself in our award winning multi-sensory film! Our documentary film, “Let it Begin Here” dramatically depicts the events of April 19, 1775 of Paul Revere’s midnight ride and the beginning of the American Revolution.

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Abigail's Tea Room & Terrace

The comfortable charm of another era, wonderful waterfront and skyline views, a friendly welcome from colonial tea ladies and reasonably priced menu choices make Abigail’s the perfect place to pause for a relaxing break.

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Gifts in the gift shop at the museum
Gifts in the gift shop at the museum
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Gift Shop

Bring home a bit of history in the form of an American Revolution souvenir from the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum gift shop. Browse through an array of interesting gifts and collectibles and take home a special keepsake to remember your journey back to colonial America.

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Events

Animated Boston Tea Party Boat Coming out of Computer Screen

Events

Virtual Museum Experiences

Experience the Boston Tea Party anywhere! The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum offer several virtual experiences to help you learn from the comfort and safety of your own home or the classroom. Use 21st-century technology to experience the 18th century! There’s virtually something for everyone!