Old South Meeting House

Where the Boston Tea Party began in 1773!

310 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108

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Visit the famed, National Historic Landmark where liberty found its allies and the American Revolution gained its voice. Within the walls of Old South Meeting House, meeting by meeting, vote by vote, a revolution began. Highlights of the Old South Meeting House: The authentic 1729 meeting house where the Boston Tea Party began- one of the nation's most important colonial landmarks! A charming historic 3-D model of colonial Boston showing the Patriots' route to the harbor! John Hancock's portable writing desk A first edition 1773 book by slave & poet Phillis Wheatley And many more rare revolutionary artifacts and historic documents

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  • 'Movies at the Meeting House': Bostonians in Film

    Join us for the second annual 'Movies at the Meeting House' series. During 2016, Old South Meeting House will showcase an...

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    Thu, Jun 30, 2016

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  • "No Tax on Tea!" A Colonial Tea Tax Debate

    On December 16, 1773, more than 5,000 people crowded into Old South Meeting House to debate the tea tax. Now it's your turn...

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    Thu, Jun 30, 2016

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  • Whispers of Revolution

    Harborfest 2016 Celebrate America's rich colonial and maritime history at the Meeting House! All Harborfest activities are free with museum admission,...

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    Fri, Jul 1, 2016

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  • 'Movies at the Meeting House': Bostonians in Film

    Join us for the second annual 'Movies at the Meeting House' series. During 2016, Old South Meeting House will showcase an...

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    Thu, Aug 11, 2016

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  • Phillis Wheatley Day

    Discover the remarkable life and poetry of Phillis Wheatley, who joined OSMH as a full member on this day in 1771....

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    Thu, Aug 18, 2016

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