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We’re Open for the Season

Old North Church & Historic Site is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 5pm and on Sunday from 12:30 – 5pm. Tickets are available online and at the ticket booth.

We’re offering the following options:

  • $10 Crypt Combo Package: includes a self-guided tour of the crypt where 1,100 people are laid to rest, our immersive audio guide, and general admission
  • $8 Audio Guide Package: includes our immersive audio guide and general admission (available for $7 if you book online)
  • $10 Bell Chamber Package: includes a guided tour of the bell ringing chamber and archive room and general admission to the sanctuary.
  • $5 General Admission: includes our new history exhibit, a self-guided tour of the sanctuary, a fun family scavenger hunt, and the chance to chat with our knowledgeable Educators

If you are interested in booking a field trip or private group visit, please contact our Visitor Experience Manager, Julius James, at or 781-352-2069. Learn more about our field trip options.

Through the Mass Cultural Council’s Card to Culture program, we offer free general admission for EBT and/or WIC cardholders and up to two members of their family. To redeem, please show your EBT or WIC card at our ticket booth or gift shop.

See our accessibility information and our policies and guidelines for visitors

Prince’s Pew Pursuit: A Family Scavenger Hunt

In this fun activity designed especially for families, visitors explore Old North through a scavenger hunt narrated by Prince, the friendly North End cat who used to frequent the church. By finding clues and answering questions, participants will see highlights of the sanctuary and learn about Old North’s unique history.

Audience: Children ages 6-10 and their families

Cost: This activity is included with general admission! To participate, simply request a copy of Prince’s Pew Pursuit when you enter the church.

Prince's Pew Pursuit

Crypt Combo Package

Explore the Crypt


Our historic crypt is now open to the public after a 9-month restoration project!

Did you know that over 1,100 bodies lie underneath the sanctuary of Old North Church? Explore Old North’s crypt on a self-guided tour. You’ll find out about the burial practices of early congregants, get introduced to some of the notable crypt “occupants” who have rested in this unique space for hundreds of years, and learn about discoveries from recent archeological work.

When: Available during our normal operating hours. Check our online schedule to plan your visit.

Tickets: $10 per person. The Crypt Combo includes a self-guided tour of the crypt, general admission to the church’s sanctuary and new exhibit, and an immersive audio guide with 300 years of the church’s secrets and stories. Children 5 and under are free.

Content: Historical topics discussed include death, burials, and human remains.

Note: Participants should be comfortable in a basement setting and navigating tight spaces. The crypt has low lighting, uneven surfaces, and is not wheelchair or stroller accessible.

Immersive Audio Tour

Discover Old North’s secrets and stories with our brand-new audio tour! Available in English or Spanish, the tour weaves together the story of Paul Revere’s famous lantern signal with recent research into the lives of Old North’s free and enslaved Indigenous and Black congregants.

Listen to a sneak preview of the audio tour online:

Audience: The audio tour is recommended for ages 12 and up. Younger children may also find it enjoyable with explanations from a parent.

Cost: The audio tour includes general admission and is $7 for those who buy online or $8 at the ticket booth.

New Audio Tour - Includes General Admission

Bell Chamber Tour

Tour the Bell Chamber

Join us for a guided tour of the church’s bell tower! Visitors will explore the archive room and the bell ringing chamber: two behind-the-scenes areas that aren’t typically open to guests. Along the way, you’ll learn about Old North’s famous bells, notable bell ringers, and the art of change ringing. Visitors will also hear the story of the church’s three steeples and consider the paradox that the steeple represents.

When: Check our online schedule for the latest information.

Length: 25 minutes

Tickets: $10 per person (includes general admission to the sanctuary). Children 5 and under are free.

Group Size: 1 – 15 people. Tours fill up fast!

Note: Please note that the tour requires climbing two sets of steep stairs.

Free Colonial Printing Demonstrations

The Printing Office of Edes & Gill is a reproduction 18th century colonial print shop located inside the Clough House, a historic brick building on Old North’s campus. The shop interprets the connections between newspapers, the printing business, the American Revolution, active citizenship, and the juxtaposition of liberty and enslavement in the colonial era.

Watch as our printers demonstrate the colonial printing process, reproducing historic documents of the Revolution utilizing 18th century printing methods and materials, hand setting the type one letter at a time. Visitors feel like they are transported back in time as discussion about colonial printing encourages them to consider the role of the media then and today.

Admission is free and printing demonstrations typically happen throughout the day. The Printing Office of Edes & Gill is located at 21 Unity Street, Boston, MA.

The Printing Office of Edes & Gill

Joint Ticket: Old North, Old State, & Old South

The Old State House, the Old North Church, the Old South Meeting House

Experience three historic Boston sites with one ticket! Revolutionary Spaces and Old North Illuminated are now offering a joint ticket to Old South Meeting House, Old State House, and Old North Church — a $5 discount off regular full-price admission. This joint ticket includes any programs, exhibits, and gallery talks that are complementary with admission at Old South Meeting House and Old State House, as well as audio guides at Old North Church (a $3 value).

At this time, joint tickets can only be purchased at the Boston Common Visitor Center, located at 139 Tremont Street in Boston. For more information, call 617-536-4100.

The following tickets are available:

  • Adult – $18 (a $23 value)
  • Senior (62+) – $17 (a $22 value)
  • Student (13-18 or college ID) – $17 (a $22 value)
  • Child (6-12) – $11 (a $16 value)

Sites can be visited in any order on any date and time of your choosing. Joint tickets do not expire and do not need to be redeemed in one day. Please visit and for up-to-date operating hours and site closures.

Planning a Freedom Trail Day?

For the most up-to-date information about exploring the Freedom Trail’s official historic sites, please visit the Experience the Freedom Trail Now webpage.

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