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King's Chapel is proud to offer a variety of options for visitors interested in a personalized tour of the church. Our guide staff sees hundreds of visitors per day, so we encourage groups visiting the church to take advantage of our Group Tours and Programs. Groups may elect to personalize these tours by including specific information on the group tour request form.
Our guides offer 3 unique tour experiences and 1 premium programming experience that spans the wealth of King's Chapel's historical footprint. Please review the offerings below, and click the button to request a tour. We ask that you give us at least 3 days to process your request, as potential tours need to be cross-referenced with our religious and special events calendar.
Colonial Boston and King’s Chapel 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 Tour Liaison for special rates.
King’s Chapel and Unitarian Christianity 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 Tour Liaison for special rates.
The Art and Architecture of King’s Chapel 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.