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Boston National Historic Park Boston

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Boston National Historic Park
Charlestown Navy Yard
Tel: 617 242 5642


The Freedom Trail, a red brick line along the sidewalk, connects most of the sites in the park within a short walk of each other.

Where are we going today?

Boston National Historical Park tells the story of the events that led to the American Revolution and the Navy that kept the nation strong. Visit the historic sites that make up Boston National Historical Park.

There are Ranger led 60 minute walking tours leaving daily from Charlestown Navy Yard, Bunker Hill Monument, the downtown visitor center and Faneuil Hall, at the latter of which there are also indoor historical talks given every half an hour.

Pick up the Junior Ranger handbooks for kids and if they return both completed they get a badge announcing them to be a Master Junior Ranger!

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How much does it cost?

  • AdultsIndependent charges made

When can we go?

All features open 9am daily, with closing varying between 4pm and 6pm.

Teachers corner

Field trips welcome for educational programs and ranger-guided activities..

I'm Hungry!

The trail is close to many eateries before you cross the river, once over they become scarcer..

Any Top Tips?

A Freedom Trail Ticket can be purchased at the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center that gives a discounted entry to these three sites, otherwise prices are announced on site and subject to short notice change..

Need a little extra help?

Both visitor centers (downtown and Charlestown Navy Yard) including rest rooms are accessible. Designated handicap parking spaces are located at the downtown and Charlestown Navy Yard visitor centers and at most Freedom Trail sites..

More information

Rest rooms are located at the downtown and Charlestown Navy Yard visitor centers, Faneuil Hall and the Bunker Hill Monument..

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