From Colony to Commonwealth

Open Daily

At the Old State House

Entrance is included in the cost of admission.

Our Revolutionary Story

Native Bostonians and out-of-town visitors alike will want to make this your first stop at the Old State House. From occupation by British forces, to the Boston Massacre, to shaping the United States Constitution, Massachusetts and its citizens played a pivotal role in the birth of America. Stroll through time and watch the politics, the people, and even the geography of Boston change over the centuries as events unfold around you through unearthed artifacts and interactive maps.