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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Learn how the historical experiences and important events around December 16th 1773, reinforced the way that the Boston Tea Party changed the lives of Americans forever. Climb aboard historic ships and throw tea into the sea!
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Age: 5-12 years. Under 5 are free.
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Masks required for ALL guests ages 5 years and older.

For GROUPS (15 or more) To guarantee group tour placement, please call Group Sales at 617-531-6241 prior to your purchase in order to help better coordinate your group's visit and confirm tour time.
At the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American history through a multi-sensory experience that includes live actors, interactive exhibits, and full-scale replica 18th-century sailing vessels!


  • Journey back in time to the Famous Event that changed American History!
  • Visit Authentically Restored Tail Tea Ships
  • See the Robinson Tea Chest from the 1773 Boston Tea Party
  • Throw Tea into the Harbor
  • Visit Abigail's Tea Room and our Gift Shop
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Sense the emotion and determination of our forefathers who fought for our freedom and independence. Come enjoy this unique experience. Huzzah for Griffin’s Wharf”!

The Boston Tea Party was “the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution.” The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is dedicated to telling the story of that fateful night of December 16, 1773.

Explore Griffin’s Wharf and board an 18th century ship to throw the fated tea into Boston Harbor alongside our costumed historical interpreters and hear the dramatic events surrounding the “single most important event leading up to the American Revolution”. View the Robinson Tea Chest, the only known surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party and experience it’s amazing story.

In addition to the museum, visit our breathtaking Abigail’s Tea Room where you can enjoy freshly baked goods, lunch items, a spot of tea and learn more about the types of tea thrown overboard in 1773. And don’t miss our enchanting Gift Shop chock full of gems to bring back home!

Enjoy the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum® and relive the turning point in history that led to our independence and freedom as a nation.

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum®, is a registered service mark of Historic Tours of America®, Inc.

Operating Times

Tours will be available Thursday through Monday. First entry at 10:00am - last entry at 5:00pm. Staring November 1st- last entry will be 4:00pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Abigail's Tea Room open on operating days: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Reservation Notes

Tickets confirmed for date selected. This ticket does not guarantee a tour time. Due to capacity restrictions, entry to the museum is on a first come first serve basis. ALL guests must check in with the booth to receive a tour time, depending on availability.


1 hour

Booth Location

306 Congress Street (Congress St Bridge), Boston, Ma 02210

Nearest Intersection

Congress Street and Dorchester Avenue.


Parking garages available at 17th Farnworth and 11 Stillings

Age Requirements

Child's age: 5-12 years old. Under 5 are free.


For GROUPS (15 or more) -please call Group Sales at 617-531-6241 prior to your purchase in order to help better coordinate your group's visit and confirm tour time.
On occasion the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum may close early for special events.