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


    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Bunker Hill Museum

Bunker Hill Museum

The Battle of Bunker Hill Museum is located on the Freedom Trail, across the street from the Monument. Completed in June, 2007, the museum houses all new exhibits on the Battle of Bunker Hill, the building of the Monument and the history of Charlestown.

Please note, from April 1 through July 30 of 2014, due to high visitation and safe occupancy requirements, all visitors who wish to climb the Bunker Hill Monument must first obtain a climbing pass from the Bunker Hill Museum. For more information, please call 617-242-7275. For groups of 10 or more, call 617-242-5689.

Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
July and August: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission: Free

43 Monument Square, Charlestown, MA 02129

Did You Know?

Boston Tea Party from Library of Congress Collection

Did you know that not until 1835 did folks start referring to the event of December 16, 1773 as "The Boston Tea Party?" For the previous 62 years, the event had been called just what it obviously was, "The Destruction of The Tea.