Architecture Tours

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Renzo-Piano-Gardner-Museum-WingFrom the oldest wood-frame building in the United States built in 1636 to the newest local structures, we have buildings spanning 5 centuries to show you. We can take you for a tour of Gropius House, where Walter Gropius (founder of the Bauhaus School of Architecture) lived during the last 30 years of his life after fleeing Nazi Germany. We also have buildings by Renzo Piano, Eero Saarinen, I.M. Pei, LeCorbusier, Frank Gehry, and more. Read more...

Civil War Boston

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charlestown-navy-yardSee sites related to the American Civil War, such as the bookstore where Harriet Beecher Stowes’ incendiary book “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was published; sites where Lincoln, Frederick Douglas, Charles Sumner, Jeff Davis, and John Wilkes Booth stayed in Boston; visit the Navy Yard where the USS Merrimac was launched (re: Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac), and see the elegant statue in honor of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment made famous by the film “Glory” (1989), starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman; and see Underground Railroad stops and the only existing slave quarters north of the Mason-Dixon Line (Massachusetts didn’t abolish slavery until 1783, and John Hancock was a slave-owner). Read more...

Quirky & Curious Tours (Mix & Match)

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Deer-Island-Wastewater-Treatment-facilityVisit with us, the Boston Harbor Oceanfront Sewage Treatment Facility – which isn’t nearly as yucky as it sounds – and learn what happens when you flush a toilet.  Afterwards, you can take a break and sip a Sam Adams Beer at a pub with seats facing the grave of Sam Adams himself – which happens to be just 200 feet from the grave of John Hancock. Read more...

Boston, Harvard, Lexington & Concord

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Our most requested tour, lasting approximately 6 hours. Read more...

Boston and The Freedom Trail

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Boston and The Freedom Trail are available as a 4 or 6 hour tour with the option of walking or driving. Read more...

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