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Work starts on new US tea party museum
POSTED 28 Apr 2011 . BY Pete Hayman
The museum will celebrate the historic 1773 Boston Tea Party
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held in Boston, US, to mark the start of construction work on the new Tea Party Ships and Museum at the city's Atlantic Wharf.

The new attraction is to be twice the original size of its predecessor, which was first opened in 1973 but was demolished after sustaining extensive fire damage.

A number of exhibits, video presentations, living history programmes and artefacts will form part of the museum, which will explore the story of the 1733 Boston Tea Party.

Two tall ships - the Dartmouth and the Eleanor - will join the Beaver at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museums as part of its visitor offer.

The replica vessels will enable guests to view the deck areas; the crew's quarters; and cargo holds, while the wharf areas will also contain one of two surviving Robinson Tea Chests.

In addition to the museum, a tavern and tearoom will offer food and drink services and will be capable of accommodating group functions, while an expanded gift shop is also planned.

Image: Shawn P. Ford, executive director and vice president of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (centre) and James Rooney, executive director of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (right of Ford), with actors dressed as colonists from 1773.

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Work starts on new US tea party museum
POSTED 28 Apr 2011 . BY Pete Hayman
The museum will celebrate the historic 1773 Boston Tea Party
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held in Boston, US, to mark the start of construction work on the new Tea Party Ships and Museum at the city's Atlantic Wharf.

The new attraction is to be twice the original size of its predecessor, which was first opened in 1973 but was demolished after sustaining extensive fire damage.

A number of exhibits, video presentations, living history programmes and artefacts will form part of the museum, which will explore the story of the 1733 Boston Tea Party.

Two tall ships - the Dartmouth and the Eleanor - will join the Beaver at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museums as part of its visitor offer.

The replica vessels will enable guests to view the deck areas; the crew's quarters; and cargo holds, while the wharf areas will also contain one of two surviving Robinson Tea Chests.

In addition to the museum, a tavern and tearoom will offer food and drink services and will be capable of accommodating group functions, while an expanded gift shop is also planned.

Image: Shawn P. Ford, executive director and vice president of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (centre) and James Rooney, executive director of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (right of Ford), with actors dressed as colonists from 1773.

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Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
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Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
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