Boston National Historical Park visitor centers can be found at two convenient locations along the Freedom Trail. The downtown visitor center is located on the first floor of Faneuil Hall. The Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center is located in Building 5 next to the USS Constitution in Charlestown, just inside Gate 1 of the Navy Yard. Each provides free comprehensive orientation to the culture and history of the city.
Effective January 6, 2014 through March 31, 2014 the Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center will be open Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Boston National Historical Park is closed on Christmas, New Year's Day and Thanksgiving.
Did You Know?
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.