Voices of Protest

Open Daily

At the Old South Meeting House

Entrance included in the price of admission.

A Proud History of Democracy & Dissent

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. See tea leaves and a tea crate label from the Boston Tea Party, a popular 3-D model of colonial Boston that is over 100 years old, John Hancock’s portable writing desk, a statue of enslaved poet Phillis Wheatley and her first-edition 1773 book – and more.


More at Old South Meeting House

  • The Main Hall at Old South
    The Main Hall at Old South
    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.
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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.
    Read more →