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Sam Adams' Boston

New for 2024! Explore the life and influence of patriot Samuel Adams

Tour Description

Explore the life and influence of patriot Samuel Adams. The Man of the Revolution, Samuel Adams was also a man of contradictions. On this tour, visit historic colonial sites as you learn about Samuel Adams' early business failures, his genius in the run-up to Revolution, his descent into obscurity in the new republic, and why only his enemies called him "Sam."

After this special tour experience, raise a glass and show your support for Boston By Foot! Included in the price of your ticket is the choice between a souvenir Sam Adams tasting glass to take home with you, or a free drink at the Sam Adams Downtown Boston Taproom - first round is on Sam! (Over age 21 I.D. must be presented to the Taproom to redeem alcoholic beverages. Non-alcoholic soda options also available). BBF members receive a discounted ticket price.

This tour is presented in part thanks to the generous support of The Boston Beer Company.

Tour Information

tour duration

60 minutes

tour distance

0.65 mile

tour terrain level 1

mostly flat surfaces and little to no inclines

Public Tour Calendar

Private Tours

This tour can be scheduled as a private tour with advance notice. Call 617.367.2345 or use our private tour webform to learn more.

Starting Location

Meet your guide at the Samuel Adams Statue in front of Faneuil Hall.

Finding Your Guide: All guides carry an 8×11 sign that says “Boston By Foot Walking Tours.”

Nearest Accessible MBTA Station: State (Blue & Orange Lines)

Ending Location

This tour ends outside the main entrance of the Sam Adams Brewery Downtown Taproom, 60 State Street.

Nearest Accessible MBTA Station: State (Blue & Orange Lines)