• Colonial Boston Map, Faneuil Hall and the Charlestown Navy Yard skyline

    Boston

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Self Guided

Faneuil Hall
Walking along the Freedom Trail and visiting the historic sites along the way is one of the most popular ways to experience the city and Boston National Historical park.

Brochures and maps are available to provide a self-guiding experience in the park. Groups or individuals may walk Boston’s Freedom Trail to historical sites within the park including the Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, Granary Burial Grounds, Copps’ Hill Burial Grounds, Bunker Hill Monument and the Charlestown Navy Yard (where the USS Constitution is berthed).

For information on directions, bus parking, and other field trip logistics, check out our What to Know for a Field Trip page.


Did You Know?

Revere's Boston Massacre print

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.