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Old State House (The), Boston

Old State House (The) - Boston, Massachusetts
Old State House (The)
206 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02109Map
+1 617 720 1713
Neighborhood: Downtown Crossing
Overview

With an antique brick facade set among downtown skyscrapers, any passerby can pick this building out as a relic from an earlier time. Now a museum run by The Bostonian Society, the site has a long and distinguished history. The Boston Massacre, one of the catalysts for the American Revolution, took place just outside. The Declaration of Independence was first read to Boston here on July 18, 1776. The structure served as the new state's capitol until 1797. Exhibits at the museum take visitors through the stories of the revolution and the people involved in them. Check website for more.

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Old State House (The) General Information
  • Open Hours: May to Sep - Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Oct to Apr - Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: Government Center
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