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Liberty Ride

departs from 1875 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
+1 339-223-5623
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Tours, National Parks
Owner description: Liberty Ride: A unique Trolley Tour of Lexington & Concord. Visit the birthplaces of American liberty and 19th century literature! Board a classic... more » Owner description: Liberty Ride: A unique Trolley Tour of Lexington & Concord. Visit the birthplaces of American liberty and 19th century literature! Board a classic trolley to ride along the historic Battle Road while your costumed guide recounts the exciting events of April 19, 1775 and the literary legacy that defined American identity and culture.90-minute tours. Weekends April and May and daily May 28 through October 30, 2011. Tours leave from National Heritage Museum at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm. Liberty Ride ticket valid for 48 hours. Ticket includes admissions to three Lexington historic houses valid indefinitely and coupons for Lexington merchants. $28 Adults; $12 Students 5-17; Free under 5; Discounted admission for AAA members, seniors, and military. « less
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Groton, Massachusetts, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We found our tour to be highly informative of the events of that fateful day in history. Our children (ages 9 and 11) were a bit bored since history is not their cup of tea, but they tolerated seeing the sites. Getting off the trolley at the Old North Bridge was a perfect way to stretch our legs before finishing... More

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Milford, Massachusetts
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405 reviews 405 reviews
234 attraction reviews
660 helpful votes 660 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went with friends on a Sunday morning tour. Note: no charge for metered parking on Sundays. The 10am trolley was about half full. The later ones were definitely more full, from what we saw. Our guide, Marcia, did a nice job detailing what happened during the events of April 1775. Many of the guides we encountered during this tour... More

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was a great tour of the Lexington / Concord areas! Our tour guide, June, made the excursion very interesting and extremely informative! She obviously loves what she does and knows her history! My husband is the history buff in the family but I also enjoyed every minute to the fullest. Would highly recommend this tour!

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Hayward, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great 90 minute tour that was very informative. You can get off and on but there is only one trolley so it won't be back for 90 minutes. I suggest you take the entire tour than double back in your vehicle for the sites you want to visit. The trolley does stop and let everyone off for a walk to... More

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Howell, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

At first we were going to tour Lexington & Concord on our own. We're big walkers so that wouldn't be an issue for us, however, after reading reviews and taking a second look at the map and everything we should stop and see, we opted to take the Liberty Ride. After taking the tour, we realized that there was no... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Visiting the birthplaces of American revolution (Minutemen vs Redcoats) and 19th century intellectuals was amazing experience. Our tour guide was Sandy and she was great storyteller and very informative. After 90 minutes trolley tour, we drove around very scenic and many historical sites include my favorite author's house, Louse May Alcott (Orchard House). Also I highly recommend to watch 20... More

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Lufkin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I recommend this excursion. It is a great overview. Sweet older lady was our narrator. Do not sit in back of bus it is hot and sets cushions move and you slide around If you have an go boston pass expect to be treated like a red headed step child by the rude women in the visitor center selling tickets.... More

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Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I had read other reviews that suggested we take the tour first then go back to the sites we wanted to visit more in depth. We were there for just a day and the tour provided us with a wealth of information and we did go back to a few sites but not as many as we would have liked... More

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I took my 12 and 13 year old kids on this tour and we all LOVED it. The tour guide was very detailed with the historical facts, and delivered the story of the first night of the Revolution in an engaging way that brought it back to life. I would highly recommend this tour to ANYONE (worth the $). Make... More

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new york
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119 reviews 119 reviews
78 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I am a history buff and know what went on here very well. Took the ride anyway as my teenager wanted to. This was my third visit to the area and I wish I had done the tour on the first visit. Like other reviewers said, do the tour, see where everything is and then go back to the spots... More

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