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Boston Irish Heritage Trail Guided Walking Tours

Next available tour date:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 4:00 pm

All Tours meets at the Visitor Information Center on Boston Common
Boston Common Visitor Information Center
139 Tremont St. (across from McDonald's)
Located near the Park Street MBTA subway station
Boston, MA 02111

$15 per adult, $12 for students, seniors and military. Free for children twelve and under with adult.
Tours may be rescheduled due to extreme conditions (downpour / icy conditions/severe cold) but generally go ahead rain or shine unless there's a safety issue.
We recommend comfortable shoes and walking attire and to be prepared (umbrella/rain gear).

The Boston Irish Tourism Association is offering guided tours of the Boston Irish Heritage Trail.

The 75-90 minute walk led by our experienced tour guide, Ted Kulik, takes you on 300 fascinating years of Boston’s unique Irish history and heritage.  

You’ll discover the Irish role in the Revolutionary War, learn about the 19th century Famine generation and the Irish part in the Civil War.  And you’ll discover famous and infamous politicians - from Curley and White to Collins and the Kennedys - who put their indelible stamp on the history of the city and the nation.


To guarantee a place on the tour, you can use the form below to reserve your spot and guarantee your tour reservation.

* We will generate an electronic invoice and guarantee your spot on the tour.
You can also purchase tickets at the Visitor Information Center on Boston Common the day of the tour, but there’s no guarantee a spot will be available unless you reserve in advance.

* This is a non-refundable tour as Guides are reserved in advance.
If you give us 24-hr notice then we are happy to postpone your tour for another date.

Tour Stops at these Landmarks:

    • Stop #10 on the map
      Plaque of John Barry, Naval Hero / Boston Common
    • Stop #11 on the map
      Memorial to the Boston Massacre / Boston Common
    • Stop #8 on the map
      Statue of President John F. Kennedy / Mass State House
    • Stop #7 on the map
      Shaw's 54th Black Infantry Memorial / Beacon Hill @ Park Street
    • Stop #9
      Soldiers and Sailors Monument / Boston Common
    • Old Boston City Hall / School Street
    • Stop #5 on the map
      Boston Irish Famine Memorial / School Street
    • Stop #4 on the map
      Boston City Hall / Congress Street
    • Stop #2 on the map
      Statue of Boston Mayor Kevin White / Congress Street
    • Stop #3 on the map
      Statues of Boston Mayor James M. Curley / Congress Street

Click here to view the stops on the map.

For more information, please contact Colette Quinlin.

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