Old North Church

Old North Church

193 Salem St
Boston, MA 02113

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Phone: 617-523-6676
Phone: 617-523-4848

Hours:
Jan - Feb  Tue-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat-Sun 9am-5pm Mar- May  Daily 9am-5pm Jun - Oct  Daily 9am-5pm Nov - Dec  Daily 10am-5pm
Type:
Historic Sites, Religious Sites

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Attractions near TD Garden: This is the spot where the famous signal warned residents of Cambridge that the British were approaching by sea with two of Paul Revere's lanterns on the night of April 18, 1775. The oldest church building in Boston, Old North Church still remains an active Episcopal church. Allowing visitors not only the chance to tour the site, but even attend mass if they so choose. Designed by William Price from a study of Christopher Wren's London churches, you'll find private benches boxed in with family names that help paint a picture of the past. An excellent museum is hidden in the back of the gift shop next door.

Attractions near Cruise Port: The Old North Church holds a spot in American history as the location where on April 18, 1775 Robert Newman used two of Paul Revere's lanterns to signal Cambridge residents of the British approach by sea. An active Episcopal church, Old North Church is the oldest church building in Boston. Attend a service or take a tour, either way this stop on the Freedom trail is well worth a visit. Check out the private benches that are boxed in with family names to see a glimpse into the past. Just be sure to make time for the museum hidden in the back of the gift shop next door, a real treat for the history buff.

Free Things to Do: Set in among the landscape of Boston's North End, the Old North Church draws visitors from far and wide. This is the spot where Robert Newman signaled Cambridge residents of the British approach by sea with two of Paul Revere's lanterns on the night of April 18, 1775. The oldest church building in Boston and still an active Episcopal church, it was designed by William Price from a study of Christopher Wren's London churches. Private benches boxed in with family names helps paint a picture of the past. An excellent museum is hidden in the back of the gift shop next door.

Along the Freedom Trail, Historic Sites: This is the spot where Robert Newman signaled Cambridge residents of the British approach by sea with two of Paul Revere's lanterns on the night of April 18, 1775. The oldest church building in Boston and still an active Episcopal church, it was designed by William Price from a study of Christopher Wren's London churches. Private benches boxed in with family names helps paint a picture of the past. An excellent museum is hidden in the back of the gift shop next door.


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Local Expert Says:

Attractions near TD Garden, Attractions near Cruise Port, Historic Sites: "Make this historic stop a part of your visit to Boston's North End, where you can spend hours wandering the streets, shipping and indulging in great eats."

Free Things to Do: "Make this historic stop a part of your visit to Boston's North End, where you can spend hours wandering the streets, shopping and indulging in great eats."

Best for Attractions near TD Garden Because: The Old North Church is filled with charm that must be seen to believe. Close to the TD Garden, it is a must see spot.

Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: The Old North Church is a historical gem and is a short cab ride from the cruise port.

Best for Free Things to Do Because: Rich in history and entrenched in a must see neighborhood, Old North Church welcomes visitors through its doors without charging a fee.

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