Stop by the Paul Revere House to explore the physical aspects of houses from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries during February school vacation week. In March, hear from our resident local expert archaeologist about what evidence left by past residents can tell us about their lives. Read more about these events below.
Drop-In Family Activities: Exploring Home Tuesday, February 19 and Thursday, February 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
What makes a house a home? Come explore some materials, techniques, and designs used in three centuries of construction in Boston. Facilitated by a staff member, families will have a chance to see some historic building materials up close and learn about the architecture found in and around the Paul Revere House. Design your own piece of block-printed wallpaper! Free with admission to the Revere House.
A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts, Saturday, March 30 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Boston’s own City Archaeologist, Joe Bagley will sign copies of his fascinating book and chat with visitors about what stories lie underneath our feet! See some of the actual objects highlighted in the book in person and learn more about them and the archaeological process from an expert in the field.
From November 1 to April 14 the Revere House is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. except for Mondays in January, February, and March. Regular admission is $5 for adults, $4.50 for seniors and college students, and $1 for children 5-17. Members and North End residents admitted free at all times.