The Story of Rowes Wharf
When the modern Rowes Wharf was conceived in 1982, it was a design competition with a bold vision of a new Boston. Learn why this building was such a breakthrough, and how it remains at the center of 21st-century Boston.
Our hour-long, accessible, quarter-mile tour will lead you through memories of colonial wharves and elevated trolleys, schooners and steamships, and into the transformed city.
Presented in partnership with the Boston Harbor Hotel
mostly flat surfaces and little to no inclines
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.
Meet your guide in front of the concierge desk in the lobby of the Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf
Finding Your Guide: All guides carry an 8×11 sign that says “Boston By Foot Walking Tours.”
Nearest MBTA Stations: Aquarium (Blue Line) or South Station (Red & Silver Lines)