Old State House Museum and its collection

Old State House Museum

The Old State House is a significant historic building situated at the intersection of Washington and State streets in Boston, Massachusetts. This location in the northeastern United States is easily accessible and offers a glimpse into the rich history of the region.

History of the Old State House

Constructed in 1713, the Old State House stands on the site of an aristocrat's house that was destroyed by fire in 1711. It holds the distinction of being the oldest public building in the city that is still standing, making it a significant landmark for visitors.

Current Use of the Old State House

Presently, the Old State House is conveniently located just above the State station, on the Blue and Orange metro lines. It is situated on the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston that passes by 16 locations significant to the history of the United States. The building houses a museum and is the home of the Bostonian Society.

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Old State House Museum
206 Washington Street
MA 02109 Boston

Visitor information Old State House Museum

Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00


0 – 12$8.00


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Location & Map

206 Washington Street, Boston

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