Calendar of Events
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., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 5:00 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., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.)
Revolutionary Characters Live!
Characters from the pages of history will return to the Old State House after 240 years to share with visitors what it was like to live in Boston in the days leading up to the American Revolution. Visitors won't want to miss this fun and interactive opportunity to see and talk with Thomas Crafts and Francis Bernard, our truly Revolutionary Characters™. (11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.)
Historic Beer in a Historic Place: beer tasting in August!Old State House
Wednesday, August 27, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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As Ben Franklin said, "beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy" so join the Bostonian Society and Battle Road Brewing Company for historic beer in a historic place!
Learn about the history of pubs in Boston, play an 18th century tavern game with a Revolutionary Character, and sample beef jerky from our new partners, Krave Jerky! Each $15.00 ticket entitles you to free beer and snacks.
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