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., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 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., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.)
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.
Archaeology Month: Boston's Past as PresentOld State House
Tuesday, October 21, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The event is free but seating is limited. Please register here.
Join Boston City Archaeologist Joe Bagley for a talk at the Old State House during Archaeology month 2014. Bagley will speak about what 30 years of scientific research on the Archaeology of the Big Dig teaches us about climate change, war, women's rights, and other contemporary issues. Doors open at 5:30.
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