Meander down this famous red-brick trail and you'll feel like you're walking through a history book. Packing a total of 11 national historic sites in just under 1 mile, this tour takes you on a journey of the American Revolution. You should NOT leave Boston without learning about its historical significance by taking a trip along the city’s world-famous Freedom Trail®! This legendary path is a red-brick line that physically leads you through the city, passing by the most important historical sites of the early days of American Revolution that led to eventual independence from Britain.
Walk Into History® with the Freedom Trail® Foundation’s 18th-century costumed guides along the red-brick line of Boston's Freedom Trail®, and learn what really happened. On the official Freedom Trail® tours, famous patriots such as James Otis, Abigail Adams, and William Dawes tell stories about the people, places, events, and drama of the American Revolution, and share lively anecdotes about the importance and historical significance of the city of Boston!
The 90-minute tours travels between Boston Common and Faneuil Hall, covering 11 of the 16 Freedom Trail® sites. Your tour will feature the following Boston landmarks:
Needless to say, the Freedom Trail® Foundation's Walk Into History Tour is the most comprehensive and “up-close” look at the events of the American Revolution available, and will not only let you stretch your legs in the beautiful city of Boston, but send you home with a broad understanding of how the United States gained independence.
Monday-Wednesday Tours: Present your pass at the Boston Common Visitor Information Center. Walk Into History® Tours may depart daily at 11:00 am, 12:00 noon, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm (mid April-November only), 3:00 pm (mid April-November only) and 4:00 pm (mid April-November only).
Thursday-Sunday Tours (booth closes at 3:00 pm on Sundays): Present your pass at the ArtsBoston BosTix Booth–Faneuil Hall. Walk Into History® Tours may depart daily at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm; North End Tours may depart at 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm (mid-April-November); and (July–August) Pirates & Patriots® Tour departs Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 pm.
*Please call or visit TheFreedomTrail.org for current tour schedule.
ArtsBoston BosTix Booth–Faneuil Hall
Thursday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm;
Boston Common Visitor Information Center
Daily, 9:00 am–5:00 pm. May be closed major U.S. holidays.
Restrictions: Reservations are required if you are travelling with a group of 10 or more. Please call ahead to make arrangements. Specialty tours such as the Historic Holiday Stroll and Historic Pub Crawl are not included. However, if you are interested in taking the Pirates & Patriots Tour or the North End Tour instead of the Walk Into History Tour, your Go Boston Card will be honored at the ArtsBoston BosTix Booth location only (Tuesday-Sunday from Mid-April until November).