Free Tours and Trails

Black Heritage Trail – Self-guided or with National Park Service Ranger

Boston Harbor Islands – Ranger led tours on Georges, Peddocks and Spectacle Islands

Boston Public Garden - May 23 through September 28

Boston Public Library – daily, times vary 

Boston Women's Heritage Trail: self-guided

First Church of Christ Scientist – daily except Mondays, times vary 

Faneuil Hall Freedom Trail Tours
Freedom Trail

With a Tour Guide or Self-Guided

Fort Independence on Castle Island – Free guided tours on Saturday and Sunday

Fort Point Channel – audio tour (ipod or mp3)

Irish Heritage Trail – self-guided

Labyrinth Walk, Rose Kennedy Greenway – self-guided

Quincy Market – Monday - Saturday from 10-9pm and Sundays from noon-6pm

Observation Deck at Independence Wharf

Sam Adams Brewery Tour – Monday - Saturday Monday - Saturday from 10am - 3pm, and Fridays 10am - 5:30pm

South Station History Tour- First Saturday of every month - From 1:00pm - 2:00pm

State House Tour - Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 3:30pm

Symphony Hall – select Wednesdays at 4:00pm and select Saturdays at 2:00pm