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 SouthThe 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.Read more →
- Voices of ProtestDiscover 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 →
- Gallery TalksJoin Revolutionary Spaces staff for brief gallery talks highlighting the key stories and themes in each of our gallery spaces.Read more →
- Polly Sumner Doll: Conventional & Controversial CargoBooks, dolls, and other goods that connected Boston to the wider world were also on board the merchant ships carrying the tea that was destroyed on December 16, 1773.Read more →