Freedom Trail In Boston - Tours and Tales of American History
Walk into American history along Boston's Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile red-lined route leading to the country's most significant historical sites. Discover 16 historic sites, including churches, museums, meeting houses, parks, burying grounds, a ship, and many key markers that tell the story of America's battle for independence. Led by 18th-century costumed Freedom Trail Players, the guided tour includes tales of the brave people who shaped our country and more than 250 years of history that began in Boston. Explore the Freedom Trail sites along the Paul Revere House, Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, and the Old State House with walking tours and immersive activities. If you're looking for historic things to do in Boston, the Freedom Trail is an American treasure.
Plan Your Visit
- Daily Walk Into History Tours and Reverse Walk Into History Tours are available starting at 10 am; last tour is at 3 pm.
- Adults: $17
- Seniors: $15
- Children (6 - 12): $8
- Student $15
- Walk Into History Tour
- Reverse Walk Into History Tours
- Custom Guided Tours
- Historic Pub Crawl
- North End Tours
- Public Tours
- Guided Tours
- Historic Sites
- Stories By Guides
- Immersive Programs
The 2.5-mile-long Freedom Trail usually takes about 90 minutes to 2 hours, depending on whether you choose to stop and explore one or more of the 16 historical sites and attractions. If you would like to thoroughly examine the attractions, staffers recommend that you allow 30 minutes inside each site.
The Freedom Trail offers a variety of tours including the Walk Into History and the Reverse Walk Into History tours. There is also a North End tour focusing on the sites in Boston's most historic neighborhood. Other tours include African-American Patriots, Revolutionary Women, the Lantern tour as well as private and custom tours.
All Freedom Trail Foundation-led tours are accessible. Requests for ASL interpreters should be made as far in advance as possible with a minimum of three weeks out. For more information about accessibility during a Freedom Trail Foundation-led tour, please call 617-357-8300.