New Bunker Hill Climbing Pass
From April 8 to June 30, for safe occupancy requirements, all visitors who climb the Bunker Hill Monument must first obtain a free climbing pass from the Bunker Hill Museum at 43 Monument Square. For groups of 10 or more, please call 617-242-5689.
"The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people..."
Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all.
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Faneuil Hall Visitor Center
Boston National Historical Park opened a brand new, state-of-the-art, visitor center! Check out this link to learn more.Read More
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Squaring the Yard
Learn how it took one of America's naval heroes to fix the Charlestown Navy Yard.Read More
Webster's Reply to Hayne
Does G.P.A. Healy's image of Daniel Webster even take place in Faneuil Hall?Read More
Learn about the Destroyer Escorts built in the Boston Navy Yard during World War II.Read More
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.