Though the products are quite expensive—it gives visitors a perspective about what New England tea custom, commensality, and cuisine is all about.
The Old State House For foreign tourists, the Old State House could definitely be the best asset of the freedom trail. Being an old building surrounded by contemporary shops and restaurants, no one would imagine that the place could bring you to back to history. The second floor features interactive shows, structures, and illustrations that will give tourists an introduction about the history of Boston and the freedom trail it self. The interactive map of the Boston and the freedom trail is a sure hit to anyone who wishes to discover both the old and contemporary Boston. While the interactive presentation about the Boston massacre, although very brief, will surely give the viewer an idea on how the Americans struggled against the colonizers, and how the country achieved indepedence. Some artifacts like Chinese porcelains are also on display—these items would surely give tourist from Asia a sense of connection to the development of American culture, and how the orient influences Americans with the use of porcelains as dining ware. While the dress of John Hancook, which is displayed also at the second floor,