Explore mementos and artifacts that commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s historic reign and visit to the Old State House in 1976.
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OCT 4: Witness a recently uncovered artifact from the home of Joseph Warren and learn about its legacy.
SEP 28-30: The new one-woman play about Julia Ward Howe performed at Old South Meeting House, featuring unique programs after every performance.
SEP 29: Exploring the ins and outs of voting among young people in America today, this special program aims to inquire and inspire!
Revolutionary Spaces connects people to the history and continuing practice of democracy through the interwoven stories of Boston’s Old State House and Old South Meeting House.
See how events in our backyard have shaped the entire nation. Trace the ideals of the Revolution through Independence, abolition, struggles for civil rights, and into the present day.
Join two esteemed professors to uncover the legacies of LGBTQ+ Colonial Americans and learn what life was like for those lived outside the gender and sexual norms of early America.
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.