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Students visiting Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum will head down to Griffin’s Wharf and board one of the museum’s replica vessels to experience throwing the Crown’s tea into Boston Harbor! They’ll have the chance to tour the below decks, hear tales from the Boston Tea Party, learn about the conditions that the Sons of Liberty faced whilst destroying the tea. Proceed into the museum and learn about the aftermath of this historic event and how it lead to the start of the American Revolution. All groups will get a chance to discover the Robinson Half Chest, the only surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party. Field trips also include the multi-sensory film Let It Begin Here. Interested in bringing the Sons and Daughters of Liberty to your school? Ask about Virtual Tour Experiences. Tours can accommodate groups of 55; larger groups can be accommodated on multiple tours.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Colonial American History, Historic Figures, Historic Places, Government

contact info
Name: Group Sales Department
Phone: 617-531-6241
Email: groups@bostonteapartyships.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, HI

Virtual

Revolutionize your curriculum with a virtual field trip to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Students can learn about the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution from anywhere! Other virtual options include a reenactment of the Boston Massacre trial, an adventure on an 18th-century replica vessel, humorous anecdotes from the night of the Boston Tea Party, and a meeting with the Daughters of Liberty.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Colonial American History, Historic Figures, Historic Places, Government

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Cost: Fee

About This Venue

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Join Samuel Adams and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty as they protest King George's unjust taxes at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Play a part in an exciting reenactment of the historic events that led to the Boston Tea Party and discover how this peaceful protest sparked the American Revolution! The museum features interactive exhibits, a full-scale restored 18th-century sailing vessels, historic artifacts, and more for your group to explore. A costumed interpreter will lead groups through the museum, making your experience an immersive trip back to 1773! Be sure to stop by Abigail's Tea Room for lunch and to sample the five varieties of tea that were thrown overboard during the Boston Tea Party.

contact info

Hrs: Apr.-Oct. 10AM-5PM, Nov.-Mar. 10AM-4PM

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

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Living History Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned between $13-$16 per month. Reading about these facts is interesting, but actually living them makes the information come alive. Living History Centers can allow students to experience how people lived during important historical eras, including enlisting as a soldier during the Civil War.

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SCOUTS

Scouts and other groups can head down to Griffin’s Wharf and board one of the museum’s two 18th century replica vessels to experience throwing the Crown’s tea into Boston Harbor! They’ll have the chance to tour the below decks, hear tales from the Boston Tea Party, learn about the peculiar weather conditions that the Sons of Liberty faced whilst destroying the tea, and discover the only surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party which washed up on shore the morning after. Field trips also include the multi-sensory documentary Let It Begin Here.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Colonial American History, Historic Figures, Historic Places, Government

contact info
Name: Group Information
Phone: 617-531-6241
Email: groups@bostonteapartyships.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating Accessible To: PD, HI

About This Venue

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Join Samuel Adams and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty as they protest King George's unjust taxes at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Play a part in an exciting reenactment of the historic events that led to the Boston Tea Party and discover how this peaceful protest sparked the American Revolution! The museum features interactive exhibits, a full-scale restored 18th-century sailing vessels, historic artifacts, and more for your group to explore. A costumed interpreter will lead groups through the museum, making your experience an immersive trip back to 1773! Be sure to stop by Abigail's Tea Room for lunch and to sample the five varieties of tea that were thrown overboard during the Boston Tea Party.

contact info

Hrs: Apr.-Oct. 10AM-5PM, Nov.-Mar. 10AM-4PM

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Living History Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned between $13-$16 per month. Reading about these facts is interesting, but actually living them makes the information come alive. Living History Centers can allow students to experience how people lived during important historical eras, including enlisting as a soldier during the Civil War.

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Camp

Camp groups can head down to Griffin’s Wharf and board one of the museum’s two 18th century replica vessels to experience throwing the Crown’s tea into Boston Harbor! They’ll have the chance to tour the below decks, hear tales from the Boston Tea Party, learn about the peculiar weather conditions that the Sons of Liberty faced whilst destroying the tea, and discover the only surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party which washed up on shore the morning after. Field trips also include the multi-sensory documentary Let It Begin Here.

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Colonial American History, Historic Figures, Historic Places, Government

contact info
Name: Group Sales Department
Phone: 617-531-6241
Email: groups@bostonteapartyships.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, HI

About This Venue

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Join Samuel Adams and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty as they protest King George's unjust taxes at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Play a part in an exciting reenactment of the historic events that led to the Boston Tea Party and discover how this peaceful protest sparked the American Revolution! The museum features interactive exhibits, a full-scale restored 18th-century sailing vessels, historic artifacts, and more for your group to explore. A costumed interpreter will lead groups through the museum, making your experience an immersive trip back to 1773! Be sure to stop by Abigail's Tea Room for lunch and to sample the five varieties of tea that were thrown overboard during the Boston Tea Party.

contact info

Hrs: Apr.-Oct. 10AM-5PM, Nov.-Mar. 10AM-4PM

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Living History Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned between $13-$16 per month. Reading about these facts is interesting, but actually living them makes the information come alive. Living History Centers can allow students to experience how people lived during important historical eras, including enlisting as a soldier during the Civil War.

View Lesson Plan>>

Homeschool

Homeschoolers will head down to Griffin’s Wharf and board one of the museum’s two 18th century replica vessels to experience throwing the Crown’s tea into Boston Harbor! They’ll have the chance to tour the below decks, hear tales from the Boston Tea Party, learn about the peculiar weather conditions that the Sons of Liberty faced whilst destroying the tea, and discover the only surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party which washed up on shore the morning after. Field trips also include the multi-sensory documentary Let It Begin Here.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Colonial American History, Historic Figures, Historic Places, Government

contact info
Name: Group Information
Phone: 617-531-6241
Email: groups@bostonteapartyships.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, HI

About This Venue

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Join Samuel Adams and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty as they protest King George's unjust taxes at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Play a part in an exciting reenactment of the historic events that led to the Boston Tea Party and discover how this peaceful protest sparked the American Revolution! The museum features interactive exhibits, a full-scale restored 18th-century sailing vessels, historic artifacts, and more for your group to explore. A costumed interpreter will lead groups through the museum, making your experience an immersive trip back to 1773! Be sure to stop by Abigail's Tea Room for lunch and to sample the five varieties of tea that were thrown overboard during the Boston Tea Party.

contact info

Hrs: Apr.-Oct. 10AM-5PM, Nov.-Mar. 10AM-4PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Living History Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned between $13-$16 per month. Reading about these facts is interesting, but actually living them makes the information come alive. Living History Centers can allow students to experience how people lived during important historical eras, including enlisting as a soldier during the Civil War.

View Lesson Plan>>

FAMILY

At the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum you and your family can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American history! Historical interpreters, interactive exhibits, full-scale restored 18th Century sailing vessels, historic artifacts, and the award-winning multi-sensory documentary Let It Begin Here are just a taste of what you will experience during your visit. Immersive tours last approximately one hour and offer a fully-guided experience throughout the ships and museum.

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Colonial American History, Historic Figures, Historic Places, Government

contact info
Phone: 866-955-0667
Email: groups@bostonteapartyships.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour Registration: Online Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, HI

About This Venue

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Join Samuel Adams and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty as they protest King George's unjust taxes at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Play a part in an exciting reenactment of the historic events that led to the Boston Tea Party and discover how this peaceful protest sparked the American Revolution! The museum features interactive exhibits, a full-scale restored 18th-century sailing vessels, historic artifacts, and more for your group to explore. A costumed interpreter will lead groups through the museum, making your experience an immersive trip back to 1773! Be sure to stop by Abigail's Tea Room for lunch and to sample the five varieties of tea that were thrown overboard during the Boston Tea Party.

contact info

Hrs: Apr.-Oct. 10AM-5PM, Nov.-Mar. 10AM-4PM

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Living History Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned between $13-$16 per month. Reading about these facts is interesting, but actually living them makes the information come alive. Living History Centers can allow students to experience how people lived during important historical eras, including enlisting as a soldier during the Civil War.

View Lesson Plan>>

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