Old State House

Admission included

Welcome to the Freedom Trail’s one essential destination - Revolutionary Boston at the Old State House. Explore at your own pace and enjoy tours and performances (every thirty minutes) led by our fun, interactive guides or fully costumed Revolutionary characters! Discover historic period rooms filled with multi-sensory exhibits, beautiful art and important artifacts. Don't forget to sit in the Royal Governor's chair inside the newly restored King's Council Chamber and experience what it was like to be the most powerful person in Colonial America! Journey through the only museum on the Freedom Trail, filled with a vivid collection of Revolution-era artifacts and other one-of-kind objects from the past, each one contributing to the amazing story of Revolutionary Boston. Highlights include John Hancock’s lavish red velvet coat, arms and ammunition from Revolutionary War battles, and tea salvaged from the Boston Tea Party! You'll be glad you came!


Daily, 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
*Open until 6:00 pm Memorial Day-Labor Day.


Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Getting In

Please present your pass to any ticket taker. They will validate it, return your pass, and let you in.


206 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02109
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Public Transportation

Take the T: Orange or Blue Lines to State Street stop. The Old State House is located directly above the station.