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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 online or 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

We are currently welcoming visitors Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.
Early admission at 9am is possible for large groups with reservations.

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Early close at 2pm on 11/24, 12/24, and 12/31.
Closed January 1 – March 12, 2022, aside from School Vacation Week (February 21 – 26).

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 book online or 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: Wednesday – Saturday
Tours are offered at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Additional tours may be available.

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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