For Kids

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Junior Ranger Program
Planning a trip to Boston National Historical Park? Explore our revolutionary past and discover fascinating facts about the events, people and places in historic Boston with the Junior Ranger Handbook. You can get a copy of the handbook at either the Boston National Historical Park Visitor Center at Faneuil Hall or at the Charlestown Navy Yard. Complete the checklist and present the handbook to a park ranger in Faneuil Hall or the Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center and receive a Junior Park Ranger badge.
 
Civil War Veteran John Lawson

Pick up your copy of the Cardomania booklet and discover Boston's role in the American Civil War. For more information

 


If you can't make it to the park, or just want to have some fun learning about Boston history, check out these online programs:
 
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A Sailor's Life for Me!

From the USS Constitution Museum- Play a fun online game and learn about the daily lives of the 450 sailors who lived and worked on board America’s most famous ship. Play challenging and exciting games, and experience the sailor’s life. Let the voyage of discovery begin!

 
Patriot Spy

The Patriot Spy

Learn about colonial Boston in 1775 and some of the events that led to the American Revolutionary War. As a patriot spy, your job is to sneak past enemy soldiers and get a secret message through to Paul Revere.

 
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Powder Monkey

Learn what it would have been like to live and work as a young Ship Boy on USS Constitution during the War of 1812.

 

There are lots more fun online activities about the National Parks. You can even become a WebRanger.

 
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NPS WebRangers

Visit WebRangers, where you can play more than 50 games from parks all across the country. Set up your own ranger station, play some fun activities, share pictures and stories, and earn rewards, all while learning about the history and nature of your National Parks.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston , MA 02129

Phone:

(617) 242-5601
Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center

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