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Minuteman National Historical Park

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A peek into the early days of US

This is our regular stop on Patriots day weekend. It offers several vivid demos of the famous... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Ming O
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Boston, Massachusetts
for best experience go more than one day

Highlights were the tremendous talk at the Wayside (the home of authors Alcott, Lothrop, and... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Laluce6
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Howard, Ohio
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is our regular stop on Patriots day weekend. It offers several vivid demos of the famous battles at Lexington and Concord on that weekend. The minuteman visitor center also has an interactive show portraying a big picture of the battle. We usually also stop...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Highlights were the tremendous talk at the Wayside (the home of authors Alcott, Lothrop, and Hawthorne) Ranger Rick Lawson's detailed talk on the Parker's Revenge Battle and Tucker's talk at the Whittemore house. There are so many other sites to see... the North Bridge and...More

Thank Laluce6
Reviewed November 25, 2017

I'll be honest and say we got there just before closing and we'd had a long day. We dashed thru the visitor center and down to the bridge. The grounds are beautiful! And there are some seats here and there to enjoy the beauty on....More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The park is beautifully maintained, with lovely gardens and landscaping around the sites. The monument by Daniel Chester French is a don't miss, as is the Wayside Inn, the seedbed of so many wonderful authors-- wonderful to stroll the hills where they thought out their...More

Thank MHCalum
Reviewed June 14, 2017

The walking trails are gorgeous here. Best to go in fall; the foliage is amazing. You could have a snack in Lexington Center beforehand, or there are some good ethnic restaurants in Arlington.

Thank Elana E
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

I visited this park over the Memorial Day weekend. The visit was an excellent companion to the Boston Tea Party Museum which I visited earlier. The Minuteman National Historic Park has a section that is near Hanscom Air Force Base. That is where I started...More

Thank LLoyd B
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I grew up in Massachusetts but never visited this park until a recent return trip with my son. We will definitely go back there! What a fun day, even on a rainy and cold spring day it was a great place to visit. Loved walking...More

Thank Christina K
Reviewed October 29, 2016

To stand on the North Bridge, where "once the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard 'round the world"....it gave me chills. Such a historic spot - the very birthplace of the Revolution. Felt emotion I did not expect, and the view from the...More

Thank yojimbo56003
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We didn't have as much time as we would have liked in this park! Make sure to leave at least half a day! We went to both visitors centers - in one, there was a multi media show about the area and the history. In...More

Thank RobinSyracuse
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Museum has a nice introductory film, but the real magic is all along the road. It is interesting to imagine this slice of history. A great side stop is the sleepy hollow cemetery to check out authors row

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Yes, you can with some care. The trail runs near and generally along a well traveled road that will take you to Concord. It has several curves and turns and 'interesting' road intersections. Pending on the time of day... More
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