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In this video we’ll be talking about the Old State House museum and the site of the Boston Massacre. Keep watching for information on this historic museum and site. The Old State House is a key site of the American Revolution. It was in front of this building that the Boston Massacre took place, freedom from England was debated, and independence was announced to Boston.
The Old State House museum is located at 206 Washington Street in downtown Boston on the Freedom Trail. To get here, take the T or subway. Take the Orange or Blue line to State Street Follow signs for the Old State House to street level. The station is directly beneath the Old State House.
You can also take the Green line to Government Center and walk down Court Street one block to State Street. For additional directions go to hipfig’s website for Boston under “The Things To Do” tab for the Old State House. The museum is open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. You can purchase tickets at the counter inside the Old State House museum.
Inside the Old State House museum you can view the Bostonian society’s huge collection of artifacts There are also Interactive exhibits, many Eighteenth-Century artwork, and stories of Bostonians who lived during the American Revolution. Don’t miss the Boston Massacre multimedia presentation which presents facts of the Boston Massacre and its importance in the American Revolution. Free tours are also available for the Old State House, Boston Massacre, and Revolutionary Characters. Ask at the ticket counter for additional information.
A ring of stones in front of the museum out side marks the site of the Boston Massacre. The museum will take you about 30 minutes or more depending on your interest. Combine with Faneuil hall and Quincy Market which are very close. Photography is not allowed inside the museum.
There are many stairs here so wear good shoes. If you plan to visit multiple attractions in Boston, purchase a “Go Boston” card by Smart Destinations Links for this site are available on hipfig’s Hipfig’s website Happy Travels! Go to hipfig.Com for more information or go to our Hipfig Travel Channel on YouTube and be sure to subscribe for regular updates.