King’s Chapel offers a variety of programs and tours for private and larger groups. While we currently offer several options for special-interest group tours, we strive to serve of visitor’s needs and interest by customizing our programs for your group. Each program below can be modified for various ages and abilities. Our group tours are suitable for school field trips, homeschool groups, church and faith-based groups, family reunions, conferences, and more!
Please review the program offerings below, and click the button to request a tour or program. We ask that you request tours at least a week in advance, as potential tours need to be cross-referenced with our religious and special events calendar.
Colonial Boston and King’s Chapel (Interactive Presentation)
King’s Chapel invites guest to experience our rich history as the only predominantly loyalist site on the Freedom Trail. This guided experience through our sanctuary educates guests of all ages on the establishment of the Anglican Church in Boston and the religious, social, and political tensions of Colonial America. Using stories from our sanctuary, guides help reconstruct the loyalist experience in Boston, with a specific focus on how the King’s Chapel weathered the split of Whig and Tory church members and contributed to the Revolution. Tours are approximately 20 minutes in length. The requested donation is $3 per person.* Groups of more than 40 guests can contact the Program for special rates.
King’s Chapel and Unitarian Christianity (Interactive Presentation)
As the nation’s first Unitarian Church, King’s Chapel was at the center of the early American Unitarian movement. In this tour experience, guests of all ages discuss the evolution of King’s Chapel’s religious history, with a specific focus on the establishment of Unitarianism at King’s Chapel immediately following the revolution. Our tour concludes with a brief discussion of how King’s Chapel self-identifies as a Unitarian-Christian Church in its present form. Tours are approximately 20 minutes in length. The requested donation is $3 per person.* Groups of more than 40 guests can contact the Program Director for special rates.
The Art and Architecture of King’s Chapel (Guided Tour)
Guests who embark on this tour receive a detailed history of the elements within our sanctuary, as well as a closer look at the material changes of King’s Chapel over the past 300 years. Additionally, this tour explicitly focuses on the reconstruction of the church from 1749-1754. We invite guests of all ages to explore the customization of our pews, the intricate monuments, and the beautiful artwork King’s Chapel has to offer. Tours are approximately 20 minutes in length. The requested donation is $3 per person.* Groups of more than 40 guests can contact the Tour Liaison for special rates.