Self Guided "Historic Boston Downtown Freedom Trail" Audio/GPS Walking Tour

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Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Dig Deeper into Downtown Boston's historical sites between the Boston Common Visitors Center and Blackstone Corner at your own pace and schedule on this location aware, Smart Phone App Audio Walking Tour.

What makes this tour special?
-The revolutionary narrators are fantastic. And the sound editing will make you forget it's technology that's guiding you.
- It's guided by your personal tour guide (AKA the WalknTours technology tour technology)
-This is not a fact dumping tour. It's a freedom trail adventure.
-Go anytime at your own pace.
-Tour Never Expires. Listen later.
-1 purchase works on 2 phones

Simply go to the Boston Common Visitors Center, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there you are guided turn by turn along the revolutionary streets of Boston along the freedom trial.

Listen on headphones, bluetooth speakers or your phone.

This is our in depth Downtown Boston tour. For the whole Freedom Trail try our "Classic Freedom Trail Tour".

What's Included

Enter both the Granary burial ground and King Chapel burial ground and explore

Learn about the 54th Memorial and how they changed history forever

Learn the story of the donkey infront of the old city hall

Location Aware (GPS guided) walking tour on the WalknTours app

See Benjamin Franklin's Birthplace

See the Famous sites on the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, Old state house, Granary, Kings Chapel more

See the spot JFK lived!

Upon completion your virtual tour will unlock, listen anytime and experience in 360° photos

What's Not Included

This is on your smart phone, NO in person human guide, no entrance into buildings, it's all outside

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 14 - 110

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Using WalknTours, it's a great option to socially distance while touring. Taking the tour with the app allows you to go solo or with friends and avoid groups.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Freedom Trail
This tour takes you along the Freedom Trail from the Boston Common, through old Boston, the North End, over the bridge to Charlestown, to Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution. The Freedom Trail is the premier thing to do in Boston.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial
Learn the history of the 54th and how they changed America as the 2nd black regiment that fought in the civil war.

3 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Massachusetts State House
Learn about it's golden dome, what's on top and its history.

• Admission Ticket Free

Park Street Church
Learn about its explosive past and see where they stored the gun powder in the war of 1812

• Admission Ticket Free

Boston Common
Our tour will start at the Boston Common and follow the trail passing the the Brewer fountain.

You will have a optional (included) extension to learn the history of the Freedom trail and how it was founded.

Along the way you will hear the history of the Common in the 1600's, the Red Coats that once occupied it, the Brewer fountain and it's history.

3 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

King's Chapel
Learn about it's steeple, bell and historic past.

• Admission Ticket Free

The oldest continually run hotel in the USA.

• Admission Ticket Free

Old City Hall
See the old city hall and the location of the first school in the US, Boston Latin.

• Admission Ticket Free

Old South Meeting House
Hear the story about how the Boston Tea Party began.

• Admission Ticket Free

Granary Burying Ground
Enter the Granary Burying ground voiced by the voice of the grounds keeper Willie. Hear the tales of Paul Revere, John Hancock, Sam Adams and many more on your interactive experience.

It's only open 9 to 5, check times.

13 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boston Massacre Site
Stop at the Boston Massacre site and relive the events of that day on a 3 minute sound experience

3 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Faneuil Hall Marketplace
We will visit the Cradle of Liberty and see one of the most visited sites in the USA, Faneuil Hall.

• Admission Ticket Free

Old State House
See the old State house, the historic site of many events.

• Admission Ticket Free

We will end at the Haymarket, if it's Friday or Saturday, the Haymarket will be in full swing. Just across the street is the North End. The spot where our next tour continues.

1 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

New England Holocaust Memorial
The tour will take a walk into the New England Holocaust Memorial and learn a deeper story of the Holocaust. You'll hear about what the numbers mean on the glass, the fire glowing below, and the history and story of the Holocaust and it's camps.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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