Unconditional Love: The Letters of John and Abigail Adams

photo of love letters

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring love letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area in beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Their iconic personalities come to life as actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum read a selection of letters and reveal, in the words of John and Abigail Adams, their teasing humor and their undying love and respect for each other.


Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 (Valentine’s Day)
Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019
Doors open: 6:30pm
Show starts: 7:00pm

$39 per person/$69 per couple

Abigail’s Tea Room at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

*Tickets include a fruit and cheese plate and one complimentary drink per person. Beverage selections include: champagne, sparkling cider, beer or wine. Additional beverages available for purchase. The performances will be taking place in Abigail’s Tea Room (named after Abigail Adams) located in the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. The Museum is situated over the same body of water where the Boston Tea Party took place 244 years ago.

Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets for Unconditional Love: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams can be secured by calling the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum at (617) 531-5565 or can be purchased at the museum’s ticket booths located at 306 Congress St. on the Congress Street Bridge in Fort Point Channel.

Discounted parking, with Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ticket validation, is available at the Farnsworth Street Garage (17 Farnsworth St.) or the Stillings Street Garage (11 Stillings St.) in Fort Point Channel.

For more information or to buy tickets, call (617) 531-5565