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.
Boston National Historical Park is an association of sites that tell the story of Boston in the American Revolution and the Navy’s role in preserving the principles of freedom that were the basis of the nation. It was designated a national park on October 1, 1974.
The park is distinctive, mixing historic buildings and landscapes owned by the city, the state, the federal government, and private organizations.
Did You Know?
Owning a shop to sell sewing supplies was one of the few occupations available to women in 18th century Boston. Many women were widowed by the French & Indian War and supported their families by working in the sewing trades. By 1770 over 70 shop-owning women in Boston were called "She-Merchants."