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We are thrilled to announce that the Old South Association and the Bostonian Society have merged to form Revolutionary Spaces.
The new organization will steward and interpret both the Old State House and the Old South Meeting House as places for all to come together to explore the debates and questions that have shaped our nation since the dawn of the American Revolution.
Join us for programs and exhibitions that challenge our understanding of the past and help us explore the future we want to build together.
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.
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 special event deserves a unique venue!
Available for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, formal or informal dinners, lectures and performances of all kinds, this treasured National Historic Site offers you an opportunity to create an event that is truly revolutionary!
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.