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Boston Tours for Kids and Families

Find Boston Tour Events & Ideas for kids, teens and families all year long. From walking and biking tours to trolley and segway tours, you can find something that will entertain most everyone in your groups no matter what age or ability.

PhotoWalks Highlights of Boston tourBoston, $$$
Mon, March 1, 2021  -  Mon, November 1, 2021   
Discover creative photography tips and tricks that result in amazing images. Fascinating commentary of historical sites is also provided.
The 'Hahvahd' tourCambridge, $
Mon, March 1, 2021  -  Mon, November 1, 2021   
Enjoy an entertaining, theatrical walking tour of Harvard University and Harvard Square for families and kids. Learn what it's like to live and study at Harvard University. Tours are led by current Harvard University students.
Arnold Arboretum Walking ToursJamaica Plain, Free
Thu, April 1, 2021  -  Tue, November 30, 2021   
Enjoy free Arboretum tours. Tours start at the Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, Boston. Times vary. Families can also take the self-guided tour with a plant treasure map.
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Boston Duck Tours3 Locations, $$$
Thu, April 1, 2021  -  Fri, October 29, 2021   
Tour Boston in an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. The DUCK tours the city by both land and water. Great for kids and visitors.
Guided Tour of the entire Freedom TrailBoston, $$
Sat, May 1, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
See all 16 of Boston's Iconic Freedom Trail sites in a single 2.5 hour tour! Join the most comprehensive walking tour of the Freedom Trail available, with Boston's best reviewed tour guides!
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Boston By Little Feet ToursBoston, $
Sat, May 1, 2021  -  Sat, October 30, 2021   
This child's-eye view of the Freedom Trail's architecture and history is especially designed for young walkers from ages 6-12 years of age run by Boston By Foot.
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USS Constitution ToursCharlestown, Free
Sat, May 22, 2021  -  Thu, October 21, 2021   
Enjoy free, guided tours of Old Ironsides. Tours are approximately 30 minutes in length. Or, bypass the tour line and explore the top deck at your own pace.
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Boch Center ToursBoston, $
Thu, June 10, 2021  -  Fri, December 31, 2021   
Visit the historic Boch Center Wang Theatre and take a behind-the-scenes tour of one of Boston’s most prominent landmarks and Performing Arts Centers. Available Daily.
Taza Chocolate Factory ToursSomerville, $
Wed, July 14, 2021  -  Fri, October 1, 2021   
Learn how Taza makes 100% Stone Ground, Mexican-style organic dark chocolate, sample delicious Stone Ground Dark Chocolate and see our vintage chocolate making machines!
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Greenway Walking ToursBoston, Free
Thu, July 15, 2021  -  Fri, October 15, 2021   
Explore The Greenway with weekly free walking tours of this contemporary public park in the heart of Boston. Tours run on Thursday evenings at 5p and Friday afternoons at 12p, last approximately an hour.
Mapparium ToursBoston, $
Wed, August 11, 2021  -  Thu, August 11, 2022   
Plan your visit to this world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe. The Mapparium’s three-dimensional perspective of the world of 1935 is enhanced by A World of Ideas, an original presentation that features a rich orchestration of words, music, and LED lights to...
Boston By Little Feet Walking TourBoston, $
Mon, August 16, 2021  -  Mon, September 27, 2021   
This child's-eye view of the Freedom Trail's architecture and history is especially designed for young walkers from 6-12 years of age. Please contact us to arrange a tour for your school or community group.
Ghosts and Gravestones Ghost Tour 2021Boston
Fri, October 1, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Ghosts & Gravestones tour explores Boston’s most chilling haunted places, murder sites and includes exclusive nighttime access into two of Boston’s oldest burying grounds.
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Freedom Trail Foundation Public Lantern ToursBoston, $$
Sat, October 2, 2021  -  Sat, October 30, 2021   
The official Freedom Trail Lantern Tour offers a first of its kind experience in uncovering the grim, macabre history and mystery of the Freedom Trail!
Nashua Home Design Center Grand OpeningNew Hampshire, Free
Sat, October 2, 2021  -  Sat, October 2, 2021   
We are excited to invite the Greater Nashua community to our Grand Opening event, taking place at our 520 Amherst Street campus in Nashua, New Hampshire - just across the street from the Nashua Community College.
Behind the Scenes at Andover Historical SocietyAndover, Free
Sun, August 9, 2026  -  Tue, August 9, 2016   
Peek inside closets, pull aside curtains, and explore behind the scenes in the Blanchard House and Andover Historical Society. Here’s your chance to look behind the “staff only” and “no entry” signs.
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