Bring the Family
At Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, inciting rebellion with history
Rarely does a mother find herself urging her kids to be more rebellious. Yet there I was, prodding my independent little ones to protest. We were visiting the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, where renegade spirits are high. A fun twist on musty old historical museums, the new-and-improved Tea Party Museum invites visitors to be part of the reenactment -- from a town meeting to the ceremonial dumping of the tea. The exercise brought sedate history to life – for the kids, and for me, as well.