Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum is located on Boston's beautiful harbor, at 306 Congress Street. Enjoy spectacular city views from our the water's edge, while you relive the history of the early days of the American Revolution in fun and innovative ways. It's easy to get here no matter how you plan to arrive. Two nearby parking garages - Farnsworth Street Garage & Stillings Street Garage - offer discounted parking for Museum visitors. But if you prefer to leave the driving to someone else, plan to get here by convenient public transportation? You can choose from the bus, subway and train from all points throughout the city, including Maverick, Sullivan Square, Wonderland, Alewife Station/Cambridge and Forest Hills.
The tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum in Boston will last about one hour and 15 minutes. Explore unique virtual exhibits, authentically restored tea ships, and historical exhibits that tell the story of the Boston Tea Party and the actions that led to the American Revolution.
The Boston Tea Party took place on Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773. This historic event sparked the American Revolution when 342 chests of tea belonging to the British East India Company were thrown from ships into Boston Harbor by American patriots disguised as Mohawk Indians.
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