Old South Meeting House, owned and operated by an independent non-profit organization, remains open for its regular hours during the federal government shutdown.
Old South Meeting House in Boston, Massachusetts, is a museum, National Historic Landmark, and active center for civic dialogue and free expression since 1729.
The famed 1729 National Historic Landmark where the Boston Tea Party
began in 1773 is located at the corner of Milk and Washington Streets in
the Downtown Crossing area of Boston.
NO TAX ON TEA! That cry from the colonists brewed the rebellious Boston Tea Party.
December 16, 1773: 5,000 people crowded into Old South Meeting House and started a revolution. [The meeting]
Almost 150 patriots stormed the ships to destroy the tea.
[Know their names]
Our annual reenactment of the event that sparked the American Revolution.
Just what was all that fuss over tea about? [History]
Your support of Old South Meeting House, a museum and National Historic Landmark, helps preserve an American icon. Contributions from people like you provide critical funding to reach more than 80,000 visitors each year with vibrant programming and exhibits, and more than 10,000 students and teachers with acclaimed educational programs.