Unique Boston Event Venues


The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is available for events after 6:00pm, 7 days a week.

Venue Facilities

    Preferred Vendors

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      An Event Venue of Distinction

      The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is a spectacular event setting. Located in the middle of Fort Point Channel along Boston Harbor, the site offers breathtaking waterfront and cityscape views. A venue unlike any other in Boston, the 18th century colonial details throughout, the site provides an event space with a unique atmosphere.

      The delightfully engaging ambience of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum transforms any event – a cocktail reception, seated dinner, or business meeting – into a truly memorable, truly Boston experience.

      Venue Facilities

      The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is available for events seven days a week, beginning at 6pm. Five unique venue rental options offer the opportunity to host a unique and customized event.

      Abigail’s Tea Room and Terrace

      Event Capacity
      Seated dinner: 100 guests
      Standing reception: 160 guests

      Abigail’s Tea Room & Terrace is a charming, spacious indoor event space that reflects the quiet elegance of the 18th Century. Floor to ceiling windows surround the room with spectacular views of the waterfront and contemporary glass-clad office towers. A pair of double doors opens to the covered Terrace, where additional seating is available.
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      Abigail’s Tea Room, Terrace & Griffin’s Wharf

      Event Capacity
      Seated dinner: 100 guests
      Standing reception: 250 guests

      From late spring to early fall, Abigail’s Tea Room & Terrace and Griffin’s Wharf can be used simultaneously for events. Griffin’s Wharf is a wonderful place for a reception, followed by a seated dinner in Abigail’s Tea Room & Terrace. The combination of GW and Abigail’s offers guest the opportunity to enjoy mingling throughout the site while enjoying food stations and bars set in various locations. The expansive deck of Griffin’s Wharf offers a unique atmosphere for early evening receptions.
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      Ship Experience

      This experience can be featured as an add-on to either of the rental options above. Invite your guests to board our 18th century replica ships, interact with a Son & Daughter of Liberty, engage in stories of the people, events and consequences that let up to the American Revolution. The highlight of every event will be to “dump the tea into the sea!”
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      Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf

      Revelry is a fully immersive experience for event guests. Colonial performers representing various trades and social classes interact with guests who then become part of a bustling colonial wharf. Hands on activities, games, storytelling and interactive performances will bring history alive. Revelry also includes the boarding of two full size 18th century replica ships to meet the crews and participate in the tossing of the East India tea into Boston Harbor.
      Revelry: 200 people
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      Huzzah! Tavern Night!

      Perfect fit for a group!
      The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum invites you to a night of colonial merry making. Leave your 21st century troubles and cares behind, grab a mug of ale, and join the Sons and Daughters of Liberty for the best hospitality in all of 18th century Boston. Revel with Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Dorothy Quincy and other prominent Bostonians as they lift their glasses in celebration, raise their voices in songs and determine the fate of Colonial America! Sample rustic fare, play authentic games, learn historic dance in a spirited colonial tavern.
      Price Includes dinner and bar package. Max capacity 80
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      Venue Rental Fee & Policy Information

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      Preferred Caterers
      • bg events and catering

        BG Events and Catering
        BG Events and Catering has been producing some of the most innovative and memorable events in the Boston community for over 20 years. We specialize in customizing every event detail – menus, décor, entertainment and more – to our clients’ exact specifications.

        From beautiful wedding celebrations to astonishing corporate galas and private parties, BG Events and Catering has established a reputation for passionate hospitality, creative execution and an experienced full-service approach.

        For more information on our cutting edge cuisine, modern event planning and more, email Timothy Seeberg at tim@bgeventsandcatering.com or give him a call at 617-581-1150.

      • charlton becker catering

        Charlton Becker Catering
        Charlton Becker Catering brings a Farm to Table experience to your event. We focus on providing the freshest local food, beautiful presentations, with the highest level of service in a sustainable environment.

        Our passion for delivering the most memorable events to our clients at prestigious venues like the Boston Tea Party Museum make us an exclusive option for your catering needs.

        For more information about Charlton Becker Catering, please contact Charlton Becker at 617-480-1190 or at info@charltonbeckercatering.com www.charltonbeckercatering.com

      • east meets west

        East Meets West
        East Meets West has been one of Boston’s foremost catering companies since 1989 and is able to draw upon almost 25 years of culinary and event management experience to provide seamless and memorable events.

        Our Event Planners will customize each menu to reflect the specific needs, budget and taste of every client and our professional event staff will provide unparalleled service and attention to detail.

        For more information about East Meets West, please contact Brian Rice at 617-269-2662 or at brice@emwcatering.com http://eastmeetswestcatering.com

      Photographers
      • Colleen Dolan Photography
        www.matchmadestudios.com
      • Michael Hogan Photography & Designs
        www.michaelhoganphotography.com
      • Theresa Johnson Photography
        www.johnsonphotography.com
      DJ
      • Andrew Galante
        617-953-8035
        galantedjservices@gmail.com
      Flowers
      • Winston Flowers
        131 Newbury St.
        Boston, MA. 02116
        800-457-4901
      • Flora Lab
        326 A Street
        Boston, MA. 02210
        617-413-9790
      • Tangerine Creations
        Allston, MA.
        617-202-0299

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