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Drink your way through Boston's history

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  • Since 2013, Ye Olde Tavern Tours has been offering historic tavern tours in Boston. 

  • We were founded a PhD in American history and two-time author.

  • Our guides are expert historians who are energetic and knowledgeable.


  • Thousands and thousands of guests have trusted us to learn about Boston's revolutionary and drunken history.

  • Both locals and visitors join our tours to make the most of their afternoons.

  • We are experienced, dependable, and enthusiastic about what we do.

About Us

TOUR ALONG THE FREEDOM TRAIL (includes beer or cider)

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 (or hard cider) is included in the price!

"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


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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!


Did You Know?

Our tours were founded by a PhD in American History and two-time author. Her second book, King Hancock: The Radical Influence of a Moderate Founding Father, is available now or purchase a signed copy at the end of your tour.

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