Things To Do

Visit Historic Sites and Museums

As you walk along The Freedom Trail®, explore the many historic sites and museums that dive into the history of this city and the nation.

Start your visit at either the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center or the Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center. There you'll find park maps and information, as well as park rangers and volunteers who can help you plan your visit to Boston's historic sites.

View the list of places below, or go to Plan Your Visit to learn more about the historic sites in the park.

Looking for other activities to do in and around Boston? Check out nearby National Park sites and units.


Join a Guided Tour or Program

Boston National Historical Park preserves and interprets Boston's involvement in the American Revolution and the establishment of one of the first navy yards in the United States. Discover the human story of the struggles, ideals, and sacrifices Bostonians made for the fight for freedom.

We offer free ranger-led tours and talks for school groups, organizations, and any other group interested in learning about the importance of Boston and its history. Explore the variety of programs we offer in the below list.

For scheduled tours and programs, please see our calendar.


For Kids

Become a Junior Ranger or color Faneuil Hall! There are various activities for kids both at the park and at home. To see a full list of activities, please visit our Kids & Youth page.

For more information on programs for classes and youth groups, please see the Education page.


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    Last updated: January 2, 2024

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