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The Paul Revere House

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about The Paul Revere House.

The Paul Revere House features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day Boston City Guide3-day Boston City Guide5-day Boston City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Downtown Boston's oldest building
  • A National Historic Landmark

Time required: 15 minutes

Phone: +1-617-523-2338

Web site: http://www.paulreverehou...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
April 15 - October 31: 9:30am - 5:15pm
November 1 - April 14: 9:30am - 4:15pm
Mondays in January, February, and March: Closed
Thanksgiving, Dec 25, Jan 1: Closed

Admission:

Ticket type Charge
General: 3.5 $
Seniors and College Students: 3 $
Children (5-17): 1 $

Public transport:

  • Subway Orange Line: Haymarket
  • Subway Green Line: Haymarket

Address: 19 North Square, Boston, MA - USA

Things you need to know:

  • The Paul Revere House, built in 1680, was the home of the American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution. It's located in the North End neighborhood, the city's Italian district
  • Paul Revere owned this house from 1770-1800, and the two chambers upstairs contain several pieces of furniture that are thought to have belonged to the Revere family
  • On the night of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere (a silversmith at the time) left this house to set out on the ride that later made him famous
  • After Revere sold this house, the ground floor was remodeled to be used as shops, including a candy store, cigar factory, bank, and a vegetable and fruit business during various periods
  • The house is downtown Boston's oldest building, and one of the few structures that still stands from that period of history

What to do there:

  • Be sure to pass by and see its construction, whether or not you plan to pay to go in
  • If you have the time tour the house, course!
  • Check out the house's website to get a list of upcoming events, often focused on telling the visitor more about colonial life

Tips & Insights:

  • It's best to visit the house during spring and fall, or early in the day, to avoid crowds
  • The house is located near Hanover Street, the main drag in the North End, where you can find great places to eat lunch, dinner, or simply stock up on authentic Italian pastries

 

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