The Underground Railroad in Boston Audio Tour

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From Smith Court to the Middle Passage Marker on Long Wharf, explore sites of the Underground Railroad in Boston

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Through this self-guided audio tour, learn about Boston's role in the Underground Railroad.

This self-guided audio tour is also available on the free NPS app! You can download this tour ahead of your visit and listen along as you walk through Boston.


Total run time of all 12 audio clips: 42 minutes, 43 seconds.


Download this tour and discover many more using the free NPS App!

How to find the Underground Railroad in Boston audio tour on the NPS App

  1. Download the free NPS App from your preferred app store
  2. Tap "Find a Park" and search "Boston African American National Historic Site"
  3. Select "Boston African American National Historic Site, Massachusetts," which will take you to the park homepage on the App
  4. Tap "Self-Guided Audio Tours"
  5. Select "Underground Railroad in Boston"

Learn More....

Want to dive into Boston's Underground Railroad history some more? Check out our digital engagement Boston: An Underground Railroad Hub.

Last updated: October 26, 2023

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