Plan Your Visit
Welcome to Boston National Historical Park
This 43 acre historical park encompasses portions of downtown Boston, Charlestown, and South Boston. In addition to managing its properties that are a part of the park, the Park Service maintains two visitor centers on the first floor of Faneuil Hall in Boston and the Navy Yard in Charlestown.
Start your visit to the Park at either visitor center. There you can find maps and information about Boston and the Park, participate in free Ranger-Guided Talks and Tours, and have fun exploring the past.
The Park also offers a wide variety of Education Programs.
Rest rooms and Eastern National bookstores are located at both the Faneuil Hall and Navy Yard Visitor Centers.
Faneuil Hall Visitor CenterLocated on the first floor of historic Faneuil Hall, the Visitor Center is staffed by park rangers and volunteers eager to help you plan your visit to Boston's historic sites. Maps, brochures, videos, free ranger guided tours, and information about sites along Boston's historic Freedom Trail® can all be found here.
Courtesy of Old South Meeting House
Old South Meeting House - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Courtesy of Bostonian Society
View exhibits and experience programs on Boston's history t the former government building which served as the center of Boston's civic life in the 18th century and where colonists debated the future of British rule. The Old State House balcony was the site from which the Declaration of Independence was first read to Bostonians in 1776.
Admission fee and group reservations required.
Old State House website
Courtesy of the Paul Revere Memorial Association
Paul Revere House - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Courtesy of the Old North Church
Old North Church - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center
Charlestown Navy Yard
Courtesy of USS CONSTITUTION
USS Constitution - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Courtesy of the USS Constitution Museum
USS Constitution Museum - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Boston National Historical Park is part of Maritime History of Massachusetts: A National Register Travel Itinerary. Experience the maritime history of Massachusetts by visiting http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/maritime/.