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Daily Events at the Old State House


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Old State House Tours
The Old State House was the political center of Revolutionary Boston and the first sparks of the American Revolution took place in or near this amazing building. Experience the power of the revolutionary ideas that were debated here and discover how the passionate voices of John Hancock, Samuel Adams, James Otis and others rang out from these halls and changed American history forever. (10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.)


Boston Massacre Tours
Explore the actual site of the Boston Massacre and discover what really happened on that cold March night in 1770, when an angry crowd surrounded British troops in front of the Old State House. In the end, five Bostonians were killed and The Bloody Massacre on King Street became the most infamous story in Revolutionary America. (10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.)


Theme Tour
Theme tour daily at 3:00 p.m. based on topics choosen and researched by our Education Associates. Call 617-720-1713, ext. 21 for details on the day's tour.

 

Check out Revolutionary Boston at the Old State House to learn more and plan your visit!

 

Upcoming Events:

Historic Beer in a Historic Place

Thursday, June 11, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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Thursday, August 27, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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Come to the Old State House to taste beer, hear talks about pubs and drinking in the 18th century and listen to Master Brewers speak about their craft. Each admission includes 3 beer tokens.


Tickets are $15.00 general admission and $5.00 for members. Members please contact Heather Rockwood for the discount code by telephone at 617-720-1713 x16 or by email. Want to become a member? Visit here for more information.


Pub Quiz

At the Old State House, sponsored by Battle Road Brewery
Thursday, July 2, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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Celebrate your independence at the Old State House! Savor the revolutionary taste of Battle Road Beer while you match wits with patriots and loyalists alike. Learn how independence was celebrated in Colonial Boston, and participate in a game of independence themed pub trivia drawn from colonial and early American history.

So, grab a pint (or better yet, grab two - they're free!) and get ready for a truly revolutionary evening! Everyone is welcome - nerds, novices and beer drinkers all! Come in teams ready to do battle or make new friends for fun and conquest!

Space is limited, so please purchase your tickets in advance. Admission includes two beers from Battle Road Brewing (who we thank for making this evening possible!) or other beverages from the bar.

Tickets are $15.00 general admission and $5.00 for members. Members please contact Heather Rockwood for the discount code by telephone at 617-720-1713 x16 or by email. Want to become a member? Visit here for more information.


Free Fun Friday

For the seventh consecutive year, the Highland Street Foundation's "Free Fun Fridays", a summer program that provides no cost admission to 70 treasured cultural institutions throughout Massachusetts, will kick off on Friday, June 26. For 10 weeks, seven venues, including museums, historic houses, performing arts centers and zoos, will be open every Friday, free-of-charge.


The Old State House will be participating on August 7. We will not take group reservations for August 7. Children age 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Contact Heather Rockwood with questions by telephone at 617-720-1713 x16 or by email.


Please visit here for more information and a full schedule.

 

 

 

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