Just went on a great tour of the neighborhood called Chestnut Hill. Turns out that Boston By Foot does monthly tours outside of their regular tours of the Freedom Trail, Beacon Hill and the like. The tour of Chestnut Hill was a great way to explore the neighborhood, getting to know more about its architecture and history. Days later, driving through Brookline, I noticed Lee Street. Before the weekend I wouldn't have known the significance of that name (and names like Lawrence and Hammond Streets), but now I do! A sure sign of not only a good tour, but a great and fun learning experience! - Boston, MA
Boston By Foot was founded in 1976 to promote public awareness of Boston's outstanding architectural and historical heritage. There are many ways you can help support this effort.
Become A Member
Membership provides you and your family free or discounted admission to Boston By Foot tours and events. It also makes a great gift for that history buff in your life or the loved one who loves to explore!
A Corporate Membership program is also available.
Become a Tour Guide
We're always looking for new volunteer tour guides, or "docents." Perhaps you are the type of person that loves teaching or you appreciate the beauty and the details around you. Our docents come from all backgrounds of life and all have completed the required Spring Lecture Series and Docent Training program.
Learn more about becoming a Boston By Foot tour guide.