Virtual Field Trips

The Boston Tea Party sparked the American Revolution in a Revolutionary Way!

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

Skype Experience by the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum $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!

Other Skype 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)
    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
    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
    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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