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Address: 1332 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
Phone Number: 781 862 1703
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Quainthistoric tavern

Quaint historic tavern showing the British view of the US war of independence . Well worth a visit and not just for the Brits but everyone too. MichaelBeskine

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Quaint historic tavern showing the British view of the US war of independence . Well worth a visit and not just for the Brits but everyone too. MichaelBeskine

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We just moved to Lexington from Florida and I thought it would be a good idea for my children to catch up on important historical facts that took place in this town. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and illustrated history with many interesting facts, some of them learned through own research of historical documents and artifacts. He was so enthusiastic... More 

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Munroe Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Munroe Tavern and for your recent review of the historic home. We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed the tour of the tavern and have gained more knowledge about your new hometown. Since you enjoyed the garden at Munroe Tavern, make sure you take a moment and travel to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Staying in Boston for the week, but decided to take a day trip to nearby Lexington via the bus at Alewife Station. This tavern was the highlight of the town. So many artifacts inside, including George Washington's hair and the chair he sat on when he visited the family who owned the tavern for dinner! Our tour guide, I think... More 

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Munroe Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Munroe Tavern and your review of the historic house. We are pleased that you so thoroughly enjoyed your visit and your tour time with Laine. Laine is a wonderful guide and an important part of the Society's team of guides, your kind words about her will be forwarded along to her. Thank you... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The tour was charming, lead by an excellent tour guide who brought the visitor back to Revolutionary times. The British uniform display was one high point of the tour, the guide explained the meanings of various cuff fittings and neck adornments, it gave a glimpse of the British Empire at its peak. Another high point was the upstairs room where... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We went when it was a hot day, so everyone else was at the beach. We had a private guided tour by a marvelous young man named Ben Bernier, and for how young he is, he does an absolutely fabulous job as a very humorous, but well versed historical guide. The tavern is absolutely exquisite, as you can see replica... More 

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Munroe Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of Munroe Tavern. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your opportunity to step back in time and view the table where Washington dined as well as the uniforms of the British Regulars. Thank you for your kind words about your guide Ben as well, I will make sure that your compliments are passed... More 

Massena, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I loved this house! Great artifacts, lots of history and George Washington even stayed there in 1789. They still have artifacts from his visit for you to see.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We enjoyed the tour - lots of information. The guide was very informative; our 10 year old son liked it - younger children may find the information above their understanding.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We drove right by, having noticed the tavern and then realizing the significance turned around and went back. We paid for the three house/tavern tour and were very pleased. The history from before the war of independence until long after was well worth the time spent.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We went to Lexington half expecting a jingoistic historical interpretation of the revolution, however the Lexington Historical Society present a balanced history even putting the Regulars (British soldiers) slant on things in the Monroe Tavern. The temptation is to refer to British and American sides, but as the Monroe Tavern, and other Lexington sites, show this is too simplistic. In... More 

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Munroe Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Lexington Historical Society's Munroe Tavern. We are very pleased that you so thoroughly enjoyed your visit to not only Munroe Tavern, but our other historic properties as well. Also, thank you for your generous praise of our staff. We here at Lexington Historical Society are very grateful that we have such a helpful and... More 

Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Munroe Tavern was very interesting as it presented the British point of view. The tavern was briefly used as a headquarters and field hospital for what was left of the 700 that started out for Concord. Our guide was knowledgeable and very entertaining. I enjoyed hearing the British side of the story.

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