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COVID Update

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Old North Church & Historic Site tour options are more limited in 2021. Tours can be booked by contacting our Director of Operations, Pam Bennett, at or 617-548-9907. When you get in touch, please include the name of your group organization, the name of your tour group leader or planner, the size of your party, and your preferred dates and times. We will do our best to accommodate your request as promptly as possible.

Please note that masks are required inside the church, crypt, and gift shop. 

Operating Hours

Old North Church & Historic Site is closed as of December 21 due to potential COVID exposure and limited staffing. We will be entering our scheduled winter hiatus on January 1, opening February 21-26 for school vacation week and resuming regular operations on March 12, 2022.

The inside of Old North Church.

General Admission Group Tour

For groups of 12 people or more who are visiting as part of an organized tour or travel experience. Admission is $5.00 per person. Children 5 and under are free. This option includes a visit to the historic Old North Church, a brief interpretive talk on the church’s history, and access to the gift shop. Average on-campus dwell time: 15 – 30 minutes.

Please contact our Director of Operations, Pam Bennett, at or 617-548-9907 to schedule your group visit.

A woman touring the Old North Crypt.

Crypt Tour

Did you know that over 1,100 bodies lie underneath the sanctuary of Old North Church? Explore Old North’s historic crypt on a guided visit with one of our educators. You’ll hear about the burial practices of early congregants and learn about some of those who have rested in this unique space for hundreds of years.

When: Crypt tours will resume when Old North Church & Historic Site reopens on March 12, 2022.

Length: 15 minutes

Tickets: $5 per person. Children 5 and under are free. Please contact our Director of Operations, Pam Bennett, at or 617-548-9907 to schedule your group crypt tour.

Group Size: 1 – 15 people

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.

*Masks are required for those touring the crypt.

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