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The Robbins House

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A part of American Black History

When you visit the Minuteman National Historical Site, don't forget to check out the Robbins House... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2016
Renato L
San Diego, California
Preserved African American Heritage

We stopped in here on a whim and found it to be a really neat little museum about the lives of a... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2016
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320 Monument St, Concord, MA 01742-1843
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

This site has incredible historical value, of which I knew so little. There are guides inside that will gladly explain the history of the home and its inhabitants; the first generation of free Concord African Americans, and their contributions to the anti slavery movement of...More

Thank Carmenda
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This museum is only two rooms, but the walls are full of information (almost too much at once), and also makes use of digital information and visitor involvement. I appreciated the amount of primary resource handouts available for visitors. The museum staff was helpful. I'm...More

Thank Abby P
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

The Robbins House Docent dressed in period costume was excellent, storytelling on the lawn in front of the 1823 Farmhouse* to a rapt audience on a lovely Summer afternoon. She cited such little-known facts as:: In 1641, Massachusetts was the 1st American Colony to legalize...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed October 17, 2017

A well kept private home with a white diamond left open on the siding to indicate where a bullt hit the house.

Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I believe this is part of a new attempt to acknowledge the importance of African=American history. We went in, as we parked for the North Bridge experience, just to see, and we were wowed by the history of the one woman _ Ellen? - who...More

1  Thank Rose-Ranch
Reviewed July 6, 2017

The house itself is not much to see but the information about the lives of free blacks before and shortly after the civil war is invaluable. The guides have a great deal of historical information based on primary research on a story that needs to...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Tourists often visit historic mansions and houses made famous by who lived in them. There are not so many opportunities to visit a house where freed slaves lived. The display and furnishings are simple but are very educational as compared to larger, fancier dwellings.

Thank Meredith M
Reviewed December 27, 2016

When you visit the Minuteman National Historical Site, don't forget to check out the Robbins House. It's very close to the parking area. A small house of Caesar Robbins, the first slave given the right to own a parcel of land and a house. Some...More

1  Thank Renato L
Reviewed November 2, 2016

We stopped in here on a whim and found it to be a really neat little museum about the lives of a freed slave and his family who fought in the Revolutionary War. It's really small so you won't spend a lot of time in...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Went in to check this out. There was a lovely lady who answered all our questions and showed us all around. Learned a lot.

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