The Underground Railroad
Beacon Hill Tour
Discover Beacon Hill's Underground Railraod Stops
Travel with the Conductor of the underground railroad, Harriet Tubman, as she guides you through he streets and alleys of Beacon Hill uncovering its hidden underground railroad stations. The tour starts at the Charles Street meeting house on Charles Street and makes it's way through the heart of Bacon Hill. You'll discover the stories of the bravest people to ever walk these streets and you'll hear how they stood up to injustice and fought for the freedoms of all people. Be prepared for a historical an emotional experience.
The full tour is between 40 to 50 minutes.
Listen to the tour introduction to meet your guide.
"Remembering our past. Loved the narrator. Felt like reliving history. Very emotional to walk on the streets that my ancestors
walked and ran to freedom."
DLA on TripAdvisor
"We purchased this tour during a weekend in Boston. It takes about an hour, walking through a lovely neighborhood with a rich history. T This is a terrific value. Don’t hesitate to buy!"
"Awesome history of the Undgerground Railraod in Beacon Hill. We enjoyed the narration, the tour, and all the stories! The pace was spot on, we could keep the tour
running as we walked. Highly recommend!"
"Moving tour. Moving tour.
Interesting details of the underground railroad in Boston. Enjoyed the go deeper availability."
See Where History Happened
You'll see the stops on the underground in Beacon Hill and discover the stories of the station masters that lived there.
The Charles Street Meeting House
The First Integrated School in Boston
Charles Sumner's Birthplace
John Coburn's Gaming House
The Hidden Holmes Alley
The African American Meeting House
Forgotten Underground Railroad Stops
And much more!
How to Purchase this Tour:
1. (Easiest) Get the WalknTours App on the App Store or Google Play and purchase in App for $5.99
2. Purchase on our site and save if you have a promo code.
“I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”
- Harriet Tubman.
The tour starts at the Charles Street Meeting house. I'll meet you there.