Relive the events of December 1773, when a group of angry colonists protested the unfair taxation laws by dumping more than 300 crates of tea into Boston Harbor. Witness dramatic reenactments by professional historians and you'll even get to throw tea overboard as they did on that unforgettable night. Tour the museum to gain an understanding of what happened and the motives behind it, understanding the patriot's feelings.
Look at an original tea chest, the Robinson tea chest, that dates back 230 years. Explore Griffin's Wharf at your own pace, as well as the Eleanor and Beaver ships. The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum sits on a floating barge on the Congress Street Bridge that holds authentically restored replicas of the tea ships and an array of fascinating, interactive exhibits.