NU Bucket List #62: Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

Take a step back in time with a trip to the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum! At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, you’ll relive one of Boston’s most iconic moments in history through an interactive and unique experience. Enjoy two restored 18th Century sailing ships, historical reenactments, and the rich history of Boston all in one place!

Want to be a part of the Boston Tea Party? At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, you can! Board one of their two Tea Ships, the Beaver or the Eleanor, and join one of the Sons of Liberty in throwing boxes of tea into the harbor! Once you’re done with the rebellion, you can explore the crew’s quarters, cargo hold, and the Captain’s cabin of these two incredible ships.

Witness the beginning of the American Revolution in the Minuteman Theatre! The award winning documentary “Let it Begin Here” will show you a dramatic reenactment of the events of April 19th, 1775, Paul Revere’s ride, and the beginnings of the Revolution. The panoramic movie screen will put you right in the middle of the action as you relive one of the most important events in American history!

The rest of the museum includes a variety of rooms showing historic artifacts, such as the only known surviving tea chest from the Tea Party, and historical reenactments. A ticket to the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museums will include a fully narrated, guided, and interactive tour. Tours leave every 30 minutes and will last around an hour. Order a student ticket online here and get an extra discount!

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