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Virtual Field Trips

Revolutionize your curriculum by bringing the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum into your classroom!

Currently Sold Out: Now thru June 2021
Thank you for your interest in inviting the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum into your classroom. Due to increased participation in our Virtual Field Trip program we are excited to announce that the program has sold out for this school year through June 2021. While we may not be able to present to your students this year, we are accepting reservations for the 2021-2022 school year with the programs beginning in September. Please inquire below for information about the Virtual Field Trip program and availability. We hope to host you and your students for a virtual trip to Colonial Boston next school year!

Boston Tea Party Virtual Tour & Experience $250
Learn about the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution without leaving the classroom! Students play an active role debating taxation without representation, and the issues that pushed Massachusetts down the road to revolution. Your class will storm aboard one of our eighteenth century replica vessels and cast off the yoke of tyranny by destroying the Crown’s tea. They will get a taste of what life was like in the eighteenth century by exploring below decks onboard one the vessels that moored at Griffin’s Wharf that fateful night. Finally, students will discover how the Sons of Liberty successfully overcame obstacles to accomplish their goals, and achieve independence. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to teach your class about the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution!

Tell me, and I forget, Teach me, and I remember, Involve me, and I learn.
-Benjamin Franklin

Other Virtual Experiences

  • Boston Massacre Trial
    This exhilarating reenactment captures the tensions in the town between the occupying force of British regulars and the Sons of Liberty. Your class will be greeted by John Adams, who will present a compelling argument in defense of the soldiers, and Robert Treat Paine, who will argue that the redcoats should be found guilty. Students play the role of witnesses, magistrates and jurors in this emotionally charged, riveting reenactment of the historic trial held just months after the tragic event.
  • Adventures at Sea in the Eighteenth Century (October 1-April 1) This tour is currently unavailable.
    Join us aboard one of our authentic replica vessels to learn about the challenges a sailor would typically face on the high seas! Your class will be invited above and below decks onboard a wooden merchant ship where they will discover the adventure of sailing across the ocean in the eighteenth century!
  • Anecdotes from the Boston Tea Party This tour is currently unavailable.
    Join us at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum as we regale your class with the humorous anecdotes from the night of the Boston Tea Party. Your students will discover the funny stories and close encounters that happened on Griffin’s Wharf, as they play the part of the characters involved!
  • Ladies of the American Revolution This tour is currently unavailable.
    Meet the influential founding mothers as they induct your class into the Daughters of Liberty! Your students will discover the creative ways that women resisted tyranny, and sacrificed for the cause of liberty. See how women were crucial to the success of the American Revolution!

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