Beer

Because beer makes history even better

ABOUT YE OLDE TAVERN TOURS

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Since 2013, Ye Olde Tavern Tours has been offering historic tavern tours in Boston because we believe beer makes history even better. Walk the Freedom Trail and see historic sites related to the American Revolution and grab a beer at some of the nation's most historic taverns.

Created by a PhD in American history and led by expert historians, you'll learn about the drunken and revolutionary history of Boston. Our tours are the most fun and social way to experience Boston!

 

WORLDWIDE

TOUR ALONG THE FREEDOM TRAIL (includes beer)

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Learn the revolutionary and drunken history of Boston

See 10 sites on the Freedom Trail and have a beer in 3 historic taverns. Craft beer is included in the price!

"COCK'D" & "BOOZY" TOUR (includes cocktails)

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Learn the role alcohol played in the lives of the Founding Fathers and the American Revolution

See 9 sites on the Freedom Trail and drink historically-inspired craft cocktail
in 2 taverns.

"Cock'd" & "Boozy" public tours are closed until April. Inquire about a private tour or book our Tour Along the Freedom Trail.

"The entire group enjoyed the tour and were all impressed with [our guide's] knowledge, especially with all the little tid-bits and factoids [she] knew about the area. It was quite different from other tours and was the perfect length. We will do it again when we’re back in Boston."

Anne and Duncan

Bailey, Mississippi

 

OUR GUIDES MAKE OUR TOURS SPECIAL

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Ye Olde Tavern Tours guides are trained historians who love beer and meeting new people. All of us studied history in undergrad and many of us have graduate degrees in history. We are super enthusiastic about history and sharing the craziest stories from Boston's revolutionary (and drunken) past!

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Drink Your History

Our ebook, A Modern-Day Guide to Boston's Oldest Taverns and Restaurants, is the perfect complement to our tours. Explore historic establishments in 8 neighborhoods and greater Boston.