The division of Interpretation and Education is dedicated to fostering meaningful interactions between students and Boston's historic sites. Boston National Historical Park welcomes teachers, parents, students, and learners of all ages to participate in our park's educational programs and ranger-guided activities.
Summer 2014 Workshop for K - 5th Grade Teachers
Summer Teacher Institute
The park staff works collaboratively with historic sites and museums on Boston's Freedom Trail and Black Heritage Trail including the Afro-American Museum, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, and USS Constitution Museum. Together we offer education programs for students and professional development opportunities for teachers.
Did You Know?
When the Boston Massacre monument was erected on Boston Common in the 1880s, the president of The Massachusetts Historical Society protested, "The crown of the martyr should not be placed on the brow of the ruffian." Come to think of it, John Adams didn't speak too highly of the victims either.