We are pleased to be offering group tours throughout the year! Please contact the History Program Director to request more information or to inquire about availability!
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 visitors' needs and interests by customizing 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! New school programs coming soon! We ask that you request tours at least two week in advance, as potential tours need to be cross-referenced with our religious and special events calendar.
Explore at Your Own Pace- General Admission Group Rate Short on time or want to talk to your own group while inside? General Admission allows your group to explore the main sanctuary at their own pace after a 5-minute site introduction by an on-site educator. Over a dozen exhibit signs tell the story of King's Chapel from the architecture to notable people who passed through the space in its 300+ year history. Group rate: $3 per person Great for all ages!
Bell and Bones Explore history in two behind-the-scenes locations at King's Chapel. In our signature program, visitors descend beneath the church to visit our 18th-century crypt, learning more about colonial burial practices and notable occupants of our tombs. Visitors then climb our tower to visit the church bell, cast in 1816 by Revere and Sons. Group tours may select a custom introduction to their Bell and Bones Tour: King's Chapel and Unitarian Christianity, Art and Architecture, or Revolutionary King's Chapel. Group rate: $7 per person Recommended for ages 10+ Revolutionary King’s Chapel King’s Chapel invites guest to experience our rich history as one of the only significantly loyalist sites 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, educators help reconstruct a variety of colonial experiences in Boston, with a specific focus on how the King’s Chapel weathered the split of Patriot and Loyalist church members. Group rate: $7 per person Great for all ages!
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 Revolutionary War. Our tour concludes with a brief discussion of how King’s Chapel self-identifies as a Christian Unitarian Church in its present form. Group rate: $7 per person Great for visiting church and spiritual groups of all ages!
The Art and Architecture of King’s Chapel Guests who embark on this tour receive a detailed history of the design elements within our sanctuary, as well as a closer look at the material changes in King’s Chapel over the past 300 years. Additionally, this tour focuses on the construction of the current chapel building 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. Group rate: $7 per person Recommended for high school and above
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