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Tour Guide Jobs Available


Ye Olde Tavern Tours is looking for energetic and responsible part-time tour guides to lead guests through downtown Boston and into its historic taverns. Being a Ye Olde Tavern Tour guide is an incredibly fun way to share your love of history, meet new people, and spend time at some of the nation's most important historic sites. 


Tour shifts are 2.5 hours long beginning at 1:45pm. We are looking for someone who could work 1-2 shifts per week. Pay is competitive.



Applicants must have a passion for U.S. History and a strong understanding of the layout of downtown Boston. Guides need to be outgoing and comfortable speaking to groups of people. We'll train you on the tour content, so applicants should be eager learners. Once hired, we ask for a minimum six-month commitment to the job.​

How To Apply

Please review the qualifications below and then copy your resume and cover letter into fields below.

At time of application, all candidates must:

  • be at least 21 years of age

  • have a Bachelor’s degree in History or Public History (Bachelor’s Degrees in Art History, Political Science, or American Studies will also be considered)

  • be able to work consistently on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday afternoons 

  • have reliable transportation into downtown Boston

Thank you for applying! Applicants that meet the requirements will hear from us soon.

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