In our opinion there is no better experience than the one you get here at the Samuel Adams® Brewery. You’ll learn all about Samuel Adams, American brewer and patriot, experience the entire craft brewing process, taste the special malts and smell the Hallertau hops used to brew Samuel Adams®, and, of course, sample a few of our award winning beers.
Tour and Gift Shop Hours
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Last tour starts at 3pm.
Fridays: 10:00am - 5:30pm
Last tour starts at 5:30pm (gift shop and tour center closes at 6:30pm)
Saturdays: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Last tour starts at 3pm (gift shop & tour center close at 4:00)
November 28 (Thursday) - The Brewery will be closed for Thanksgiving Day
December 13 (Friday) – Brewery tours will end at 3 PM due to a private event at the Brewery
December 24 (Tuesday) - Brewery tours will end at 1 PM
December 25 (Wednesday) - The Brewery will be closed for Christmas Day
Additional Tour Info
Tours depart approximately every 45 minutes and last about 1 hour. To avoid long waits we recommend you arrive as early in the tour day as possible. Saturdays are especially busy and capacity is often filled by noon. Please note we do not take reservations, tickets are handed out on a first arrival service.
To avoid parking issues we recommend using public transportation.
Suggested donation: $2.00, all donations to benefit local charities.
Groups over 20 may call (617) 368-5256 to schedule a private tour. Private tours are available Monday-Thursday at 3:30 or 4:00.
Please note we are not a venue location and do not rent out our brewery space for private functions. However, we can schedule private tours Monday-Thursday. For more on private tours only please call 617-368-5256.
For general information, call (617) 368-5080, or to speak with a Brewery Ambassador please call 617-368-5213.
Only guests 21 and older with a valid ID will be able to sample on the tour. For those who are not from the United States or Canada, you must have a passport or copy of the passport ID. International licenses will not be accepted. All guests from the US and Canada must have a current: State ID, License, Military, Passport, United States Visa Card, Alien Registration or Green Card in order to drink on the tour. Thank you.