Whether you’re a lifelong local or a visitor, Boston is a fascinating place with deep roots and a rich history with visible evidence all around. History buffs flock here to get a firsthand glimpse at some of our nation’s most historically significant sites and learn more than they ever did in history class. Read on to see some of our picks for must-see historic places to visit in Boston, one of the oldest cities in the United States.
Paul Revere House
The oldest house in downtown Boston, the Paul Revere House was built in 1680. Visitors can take a tour – either as part of a guided walking tour or a self-guided exploration – of the famed American patriot’s home and surroundings. Learn more about Revere’s life and visit the official museum, which features exhibits about the man and his famous midnight ride, a gift and book shop, and more.
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Widely considered one of Boston’s best museums, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum transports visitors back in time with sensory exhibits, actors in period costume, and two restored tea ships. You can even re-enact the Boston Tea Party by dumping tea overboard. View the award-winning documentary about the American Revolution in the Minutemen Theatre, featuring a wraparound screen, and sip some tea at Abigail’s Tea Room overlooking the water.
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Explore an extensive collection of JFK artifacts including family photographs, political memorabilia, Oval Office furniture, and more at this museum devoted to the beloved 35th President of the United States. Museum visitors can learn all about the Space Race, the Kennedy family, and the American Civil Rights Movement through intriguing exhibits and informational documentaries.
Visit the revered home of the Boston Red Sox, considered a shrine by die-hard sports fans. Fenway has also played host to 10 World Series, ice hockey matches, concerts, and football games. One of its most memorable moments, however, was President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s last speech of the 1944 U.S. Presidential campaign, along with Frank Sinatra and Orson Wells.
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Honda Cars of Boston
While you’re visiting some of Boston’s best locales, why not stop by the area’s premier Honda dealership? Honda Cars of Boston is located in Everett, near Malden and Medford, and is fully stocked with new Honda models at incredible prices. We are your source for unbeatable deals on cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs, and when you stop by our dealership, we’ll show you why so many Bostonians turn to us for all of their automotive needs.