• The North Bridge, Concord MA.

    Minute Man

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Self Guided

Students and costumed park ranger at Minute Man Visitor Center

When on a self-guided visit to the park, we recommend you start by viewing our multimedia show, "The Road to Revolution." This 25 minute program provides an excellent introduction to the story of April 19, 1775.

If you are visiting with a group of 15 people or more, we strongly suggest you make a reservation. Reservations are free of charge. email.

Reservations for Autum 2014 and Spring 2015 are now open. Please note that Minute Man Visitor Center will be open only through November 2, 2014 and will then close for the winter.

If you are visiting between June 21st and October 13th, 2014 you are most welcome to attend one of our daily ranger programs, offered free to the public. No reservations are required.

Did You Know?

minute men taking cover behind a wall

Though most of the landscape of Eastern Massachusetts was open farm land at the time of the battle in 1775, stone walls, houses and outbuildings provided some cover to minute men attacking the British column.