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Minute Man National Historical Park

Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The more than 900 acres of this national park run along the route of the battle of Lexington and Concord.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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174 Liberty St, Concord, MA 01742-1705
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I grew up here but this national park did not exist back then. It is great to see the preservation of our history and historical buildings. There is a lot of information now at the site, which is great for self guided tours. The area...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank annewa2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

After seeing the Old North Bridge (a replacement of the original) and the Minuteman bronze, we were lucky to join a 30 minute, outdoor ranger program about "the shot heard 'round the world" (an Emerson phrase, used during the Centennial celebration). Park volunteer, Howard, did...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mvidro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful piece of American history! We visited this park as part of a larger tour on the 4th of July! Such an important part of our history!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park that seems to be little change since the 1700s there is a monument and the bridge where “the shot that was heard around the world” was fired has surely been upgraded. However, the rest seems unchanged with great guides who are more than...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kmsWashingtonDc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the history explained at the Visitor Center via the multimedia presentation. This is the history lesson that grabbed my attention in grade school, and it still is extremely interesting. The Battle Road walk is very worthwhile. especially if you use the cell phone tour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TeemanRacketman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful and well-kept park and tavern. It is good to go to the visitors center first, then move along the trail. Tavern is nice to see, and the walk to the "bridge" is very pretty. So cool to see where the "first shot was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Susiewoozie12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing to stand where such significant events of history happened. The Park Ranger gave us a wonderful verbal presentation by the bridge. Very informative, fascinating. The visitors center/gift shop was also good.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Minute Man National Historic park spans several locations from Concord over to Lexington, and we visited the westernmost section, just north of Concord. Here you can see the Robbins House, The Old Manse, the North Bridge, the Monument, the Minute Man Statue and surroundings....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love history and this place does not disappont. Very educational and a beautiful location. The mansion is beautiful inside. The video was very informative, you realize that the final tipping point to the start of the Revolutionary War was the British attempted to seize...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank a l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place. The first shot of the American War of Independence was fired here. We had a great talk by a ranger called Mia who was very interesting, and knew her stuff. Walking around the park we saw many re-enactors, and had a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Leslie R
August 11, 2019|
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Response from AndrewF228 | Reviewed this property |
I would do the audio tour of the tavern.
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820rosef
July 13, 2018|
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Response from devnk7 | Reviewed this property |
You can cycle through the park. As for cycling from Boston, I believe it took us about 45 minutes to drive from Boston to Concord via the freeways but I’m unsure whether there are any bike routes.
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Allyang2017
September 7, 2017|
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Response from 612brendad | Reviewed this property |
We observed several families biking the trail, but be aware that the majority of the trail is not paved, and it can be rather rough in places, especially if bikers have to divert from the trail to avoid clusters of people... More
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