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Boston Town Crier - Tours of Freedom Trail

#58 of 152 Tours in Boston
Closed Now: 09:30 - 11:00, 12:30 - 14:00
Open today: 09:30 - 11:00, 12:30 - 14:00
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Tour guide was great at making history come alive. It was a hot day and he was very good at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maui, Hawaii
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Good way to see the freedom trail

I thought this tour was pretty cool. It was led by a guide that was dressed in themed historic... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Wilmington, North Carolina
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“walking tour”(8 reviews)
The best walking tour of the Freedom Trail! The highlight of many visitors' trips to Boston. A must-do!
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 11:00, 12:30 - 14:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
139 Tremont Street, Visitors Information Center, Boston, MA 02111-1318
+1 617-794-7512
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Reviewed yesterday

The Boston Town Crier - Tours of Freedom Trail was outstanding. Our Crier (tour guide) regaled us with stories of Boston's past. These included a sensitive overview of the native people and insights into Boston connection to abolitionist. Our guide painted us a grand picture...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great for a small tour of around 15 people on a Saturday morning at 9:30 am. Unfortunately, our tour guide (AKA "town crier") was very hard to understand. He had something of a lisp and fluctuated his tone to the extremes and spoke...More

Thank palovelady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide was great at making history come alive. It was a hot day and he was very good at stopping in shade to talk. The only way to make Freedom Trail being memorable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could not understand our guide and left the tour. He is probably knowledgeable, but he speaks with very hard accent or has speech problems. None of us could make a sense of what he is saying. We joined another tour lead by David P....More

Thank Larisa6
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I thought this tour was pretty cool. It was led by a guide that was dressed in themed historic clothing. Our guide was Roselie and she was great. She was very friendly and entertaining. The tour led you through some of the main points on...More

Thank MelissaClaire93
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My 13 year old history lover and I thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour. We live locally but hadn’t done a walking tour before. We learned a lot of interesting stories of the history of Boston that I had never heard before. The guide was great...More

1  Thank Meghansp
Reviewed 25 June 2018

My husband and I did the Freedom Trail tour before, this time, since we had my teens with us, we thought we'd try another one. Our tour guide was very good and kept my kid's attention. She gave them lots of great information and my...More

1  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour with an amazing guide. Loved his story telling re-enactment! He captivated my imagination!

1  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide was Ms. Dawes, she is one of the funniest tour guides I've ever had, plus, she has a degree in History, so she made the tour quite informative. Aside from that, the tour does not cover the whole freedom trail, but you...More

1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Our tour was great - with the wind chill making if feel 29 degrees Silence did not miss a beat or even shiver. She was knowledgeable and kind, spoke very clearly so that we could all hear and was an all around fantastic tour guide...More

2  Thank dyannm
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23 April 2018|
Response from Sybil L | Property representative |
Hi there! Thank you for your question. The ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for students/seniors (60+), and $8 for children (6-12). We will update our webpage and make the pricing information easily accessible. Hope you... More
22 February 2017|
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Response from Sybil L | Property representative |
Yes, Boston Town Crier gives private tours for groups of 15-20! Please call Donald Watson at 617-794-7512 to arrange a tour for your group.