Explore mementos and artifacts that commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s historic reign and visit to the Old State House in 1976.
Once an exclusive space for the most powerful men in Massachusetts, now all are invited to connect to our nation’s history in this meticulously-restored 18th-century room.
Discover compelling people who made a difference at Old South Meeting House and the history of protest and free speech that continues to this day.
The largest meeting space colonial Boston, this room was host to thousands of people leading to the Boston Tea Party, and has been a steadfast haven for free speech for almost three centuries.
Your first stop in Boston! See how Massachusetts and its residents played a pivotal role in the birth of America.
For young visitors and the young at heart, there’s no better way to understand history than to reach out and touch it at the Old State House.
In-person and virtual discussions that confront key issues that sit at the heart of the American experiment in self-government.
“Heard” explores questions of colonial government, community, and prejudice through the lens of the colonial to the contemporary deaf community.
A series of installations by our Artist Fellows at the Old State House and Old South Meeting House that challenge traditional narratives.
A film series exploring the legacy of protest, representation, and revolution embodied in our historical sites.