Go Behind the Scenes at the Old North! This 30 minute guided tour offers a more in-depth view of the Old North and its history within the theme of HOW THINGS WORK while you explore two areas of the church only accessible on this tour: The Bell Ringing Chamber: Climb the stairs of the Old North steeple to the room where the teen-aged Paul Revere worked as a bell ringer. Explore the history and architecture of the steeple, which has been toppled twice by hurricanes in its storied history. Listen and learn about the workings of the oldest set of change-ringing bells in North America. The Crypt: Walk amongst the 37 tombs constructed below the floors of the Old North between 1732 and 1860. Learn about the construction of the crypt, view artifacts found in the crypt, and learn how and why crypts were used in colonial Boston. Tour Prices: $6 for adults/general public $5 for students/seniors/military $4 for children under 12 Please note: This tour requires climbing and descending two flights of narrow, steep stairs and navigating narrow hallways. Persons with claustrophobia or mobility limitations are not advised to take this tour. Large Group Reservations: Large groups (8 or more individuals) are encouraged to schedule tours in advance and may schedule tours March – December. A flat fee of $100 is required for private groups under 20 people. Special pricing for school groups. Tours that are not regularly scheduled must be booked a minimum of one month in advance. To schedule a Behind-the-Scenes tour for your group of 8 or more, please contact Old North Tours & Reservations at (617) 858-8231 ext. 109 or fill out the form below. Please provide your name, your organization, the date and time you would like to schedule your tour, the size of your group, and contact information. You will receive a call or email confirming your Behind-the-Scenes tour within a few days. If your tour request is time sensitive, please call instead of emailing. You do not have a complete reservation until we have confirmed arrangements.