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The Old North Church & Historic Site invites you and your family to spend time with us during February School Vacation Week!

The Old North Church & Historic Site invites you and your family to spend time with us during February School Vacation Week!

This February School Vacation Week, step into 300 years of history at the Old North Church and explore the site that ignited the American Revolution. Don’t forget to play Prince’s Prowl, a digital game that takes you into the nooks and crannies of Old North. It’s great for both the young and the young at heart!

Next, learn all about how colonial chocolate was made from costumed interpreters at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate – and then try a sample of colonial drinking chocolate and experience this rich 18th century treat for yourself!

Feeling adventurous? Buy a combination ticket for admission plus our guided Behind the Scenes tour, where visitors climb the steps into the bell-ringing chamber to learn about our 18th-century bells, and then descend down into the historic crypt where over 1,100 bodies are interred!

School Vacation Week for the city of Boston begins on Saturday, February 16th. Starting on that date, Old North Church & Historic Site will be open daily from 10 am to 4 pm.* Click here to learn more about admissions prices for the Old North Church & Historic Site.

For a small, additional fee, visitors can purchase a combination ticket that includes admission to the historic site as well as a guided Behind the Scenes tour ticket to explore the bell-ringing chamber and the historic crypt of the church. Click here to purchase a combination admission + tour ticket, or purchase your tickets on-site.

Guided Behind the Scenes Tours begin at the following times:
Monday through Saturday: 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Sunday: 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm

We also offer a special Family Pass, good for up to two adults and up to three children under 18, for $20. The Family Pass is for general admission, does not include a Behind the Scenes tour, and is available to purchase on site on the day of your visit.

* Please note that the church opens at noon on Sundays after church services have concluded