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Boston History & Highlights


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Approximately 2 hours

  • Start time

    1:00 p.m.     

  • Meeting Point

    The Aquarium “T” Station, 222 State Street, Boston, MA 02109. Meet your guide in front of Long Wharf Entrance, northeast Corner of State Street and Atlantic Ave.

  • Ending Point

    Boston Public Garden (or nearby), 4 Charles St., Boston, MA 02116

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Discover the historical nooks and crannies of Boston!
  • Visit the site of the historic Boston Massacre!
  • See the first Anglican Church built in America: The King’s Chapel!
  • Take a pleasant walk through picturesque Beacon Hill!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!
  • A surprise local treat


Explore one of the oldest cities in the country on a guided tour during Boston History & Highlights!

Discover interesting facts and explore historical sites in Boston with your Boston History & Highlights tickets. Start your journey at the Aquarium “T” Station on the Long Wharf. Then, come across historic locations in the city, such as the site of the Boston Massacre and Boston’s oldest cemetery: The King’s Chapel Burial Ground. If there are no events happening at the church, you can even take a peek inside. If you enjoy history tours, then the Boston History & Highlights is what to do in Boston!

Afterwards, head over to the majestic Massachusetts State House and take in the stunning view of Downtown Boston and Financial District. During the week, you can even step inside the building and watch the government at work. You’ll then make your way through the charming neighborhood of Beacon Hill, lined with Victorian row houses. Your tour will wind up in the beautiful Boston Public Garden. Enjoying a day filled with the city’s most important sites is one of the best things to do in Boston!


  • Boston History & Highlights
  • A 2-hour guided tour of Boston covering important landmarks and sites
  • a surprise local treat
  • Live guide and commentary


  • Gratuities for your guide
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes before the departure time.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Entrance to the Massachusetts State House requires a government I.D. and all guests must pass through metal detectors. The State House is open on weekdays only. We will find alternate sites to visit during the weekends.

In the event of a site closure, we will do our best to replace it with a similar alternative.

There will be a considerable amount of walking.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 years are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children under the age of 6 years are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6 years. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

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