Exhibits | Revolutionary Spaces

The Old State House and Old South Meeting House will be closed to the public and all events cancelled until further notice to combat the spread of COVID-19 →


Entrance to all special and permanent exhibits is included in museum admission.


Challenging Past. Revolutionary Future.
Reflecting Attucks
Reflecting Attucks

New exhibit now through March 2021 at the Old State House.

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Discover the stories that will inspire our future.
Colony to Commonwealth
Colony to Commonwealth

Trace the Revolutionary story of Massachusetts as the birth of America unfolds around you through rare artifacts and interactive displays.

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Voices of Protest
Voices of Protest

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.

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Boston Massacre Multimedia Presentation
Boston Massacre Multimedia Presentation

This light and audio show at the Old State House presents the personal perspective on the Massacre and its aftermath.

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Enter the buildings where American democracy was forged.
The Hall at the Old South Meeting House
The Hall at the Old South Meeting House

Built in 1729 as a Puritan house of worship, the Old South Meeting House was the largest building in colonial Boston.

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Council Chamber at the Old State House
Council Chamber at the Old State House

Sit in the seat of the British Empire's colonial power and be transported to the birth of American Independence.

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Revolutionary Spaces inspires participation through the power of place.
Hands-On History
Hands-On History

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.

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Exhibit Scavenger Hunts
Exhibit Scavenger Hunts

Available for all ages at the Old South Meeting House.

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