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Freedom Trail Foundation Costumed Guided Tours

The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed historical tours in all of New England. Walk Into History along the famous red line with an 18th century costumed guide. Hear the tales of the brave Bostonians and colonialists who dared to challenge Britain and helped establish the United States of America. These 90 minute tours are designed for individuals, groups, corporate team building and schools.

PUBLIC TOURS
Tours leave every hour on the hour (beginning 11:00 a.m.) from Boston Common Visitor Information Center and every hour on the half-hour (beginning 10:30 a.m.) from ArtsBoston BosTix booth at Faneuil Hall. Read the descriptions carefully and select your special tour.

Discount tickets are limited to 10 people per tour (this includes GoBoston).

2014 Current Schedule

These tour times are subject to change with little notice. Please call about future dates.

10:30 AM Reverse Walk Into History Tour from the ArtsBoston/BOSTIX booth at Faneuil Hall
11:00 AM
Walk Into History Tour from the Common
11:30 AM Reverse Walk Into History Tour from the ArtsBoston/BOSTIX booth at Faneuil Hall
12:00 PM Walk Into History Tour from the Common
12:30 PM Reverse Walk Into History Tour from the ArtsBoston/BOSTIX booth at Faneuil Hall (through Friday, October 24)
1:00 PM Walk Into History Tour from the Common
1:30 PM North End Tour from the ArtsBoston/BOSTIX booth at Faneuil Hall
2:00 PM Walk Into History Tour from the Common
2:30 PM North End Tour from the ArtsBoston/BOSTIX booth at Faneuil Hall
3:00 PM Walk Into History Tour from the Common
4:00 PM Walk Into History Tour from the Common

Upcoming 2014 Schedule

This schedule is not current, please see above for current schedule.

Walk Into History Tours

Boston Common to Faneuil Hall
Departs: Visitor Information Center, Boston Common
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. , 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. May 1 - November 15
Off-Season Schedule
11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Reverse Walk Into History Tours
Faneuil Hall to Boston Common
Departs, ArtsBoston/BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall (South Side, near Sam Adams statue)
10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. May 15 - November 15

North End Tour
Faneuil Hall to North End/Waterfront
Departs, ArtsBoston/BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall (South Side, near Sam Adams statue)
1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., mid-Spring through November 15

Boston Town Crier Tours
Boston Common Visitor Center to Faneuil Hall
9:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. every day, 12:30pm on weekdays, over until April 1
Boston Town Crier tours are NOT through the Freedom Trail Foundation. While we endorse their product, our tickets are not good for BTC tours. Tickets can be bought on location or through their website, www.bostontowncrier.com

FYI — Group tours, private (corporate and family) tours, and school tours cannot be booked online. Please contact the Freedom Trail Foundation for preferred dates, times, and final confirmation.

  • Walk Into History Tour
    Description: 90 minute walking tour by 11 of the 16 Freedom Trail sites with an 18th-century costumed guide
    Departs: Visitor Information Center, Boston Common, and ArtsBoston BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall
    Base Price: $14 adults; $12 students/seniors; $8 children (12 and under) (includes $1 donation to Freedom Trail Foundation Preservation Fund) Discount tickets online Learn More
  • Walk Into History – North End Extended Tour
    Description: 90 minute Walk Into History Tour to the North End to Paul Revere House, Old North Church, Copp's Hill Burying Ground
    Departs: ArtsBoston BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall
    Base Price: $14 adults; $12 students/seniors; $8 children. Discounted for adults with a receipt from another Walk Into History Tour.
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  • Walk Into History and Entrance to Freedom Trail Sites
    Description: Add entrance to a Freedom Trail site to a Walk Into History tour.
    Departs: Visitor Information Center, Boston Common, ArtsBoston BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall
    Base Price: (See above) Plus additional charge Learn More
  • Pirates & Patriots Tour
    Description: Landlubbers, hear the stories of the revolutionary men and women (pirates, too) who plied their trade on Boston Harbor and their impact on forming the nation.
    Departs: ArtsBoston BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall 12:30 p.m.
    Base Price: $14 adults; $12 students/seniors; $8 children under 12 (includes $1 donation to the Freedom Trail Foundation Preservation Fund) Learn More
  • Historic Holiday Stroll
    Description: How holiday traditions evolved in Boston - though against the law; Boston Cream pie, and hot chocolate. Offered November through January
    Departs: ArtsBoston BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall
    Base Price: $29 adults; $18 children (includes food) RESERVATIONS REQUIRED Learn More
  • African-American Patriots
    Description: Hear the tales of Black Bostonians who played a role in the American Revolution. Offered regularly during February Black History Month and by reservation throughout the year.
    Departs: Boston Common Visitor Information Center
    Base Price: $14 adults; $12 students/seniors; $8 children under 12 (includes $1 donation to the Freedom Trail Foundation Preservation Fund) Learn More
  • Historic Pub Crawl
    Description: Hear the tales of the men and women who fermented the Revolution in Boston's historic pubs.
    Departs: Arts Boston BOSTIX Booth, Faneuil Hall
    Base Price: $43 per person - must be 21 - reservations required 24 hours in advance Learn More

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