Parking Near Tea Party Ships & Museum
Interactive exhibits, costumed tour guides, and full-scale replicas of two 18th-century sailing vessels make the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum fun for the whole family. Along with two ships, the museum features a recreated 18th-century meeting house, where an actor playing American patriot Samuel Adams discusses what's known as the "single most important event leading up to the American Revolution." Kids get to experience life at sea aboard a vintage sailing vessel as well as throw tea into the same body of water where the Boston Tea Party took place over 240 years ago.
Down on Griffin's Wharf, a Patriot and a Loyalist discuss "the boldest stroke yet struck in America." Also part of the museum, the Minute Man Theater presents an award-winning documentary, "Let It Begin Here." The multi-sensory film depicts Paul Revere's famous "Midnight Ride" of April 19, 1775, which is considered a main precipitating event of the American Revolution. The museum's cafe, Abigail's Tea Room and Terrace, serves up a taste of history with some of the same teas thrown overboard during the original Boston Tea Party.
Just a short walk from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, the Boston Children's Museum also draws families from near and far. Many make a day of it and visit both destinations, one right after the other. In total, the Children's Museum boasts 19 hands-on exhibits, daily shows, and a variety of ongoing programs The museum also regularly hosts meetings as well as dinners. The Boston Children's Museum is located on the Waterfront, right along Boston's Fort Point Channel. Make more time to enjoy these various attractions by working with SpotHero to find a convenient and affordable parking spot nearby.
Does the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum have on-site parking?
No, due to its location at the foot of the Congress Street bridge, the museum does not have its own parking facility.
Does SpotHero work with parking facilities in the area?
Yes, SpotHero works with several parking garages and lots conveniently located on the downtown side and the Seaport District side of the Congress Street overpass, plus many other garages in the nearby neighborhoods.
Is it possible to park on the street near the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum?
Free parking anywhere in Boston can be difficult, if not impossible, to find, due to Resident Only regulations that cover most streets throughout the city. Some busier commercial areas do have meters, but most are capped at two hours, and their hourly rates can be expensive.
Nearby Parking Options
75 Sleeper St. - Garage
10 Necco St. - Garage
121 Seaport Blvd. - Garage
280 Congress St. - Garage
490 Atlantic Ave. - Intercontinental Hotel Valet Garage
111 Autumn Lane