A Revolution begins - A Nation is born

At Minute Man National Historical Park the opening battle of the Revolution is brought to life as visitors explore the battlefields and structures associated with April 19, 1775, and witness the American revolutionary spirit through the writings of the Concord authors.

North Bridge timbers silhouetted against the sunset reflecting in the water.

Welcome to your National Park

Plan your visit with park information and hours

An armed colonial solider stands in the doorway of a wooden house at night holding a lantern

April 19, 1775: The First Battle

Learn about the people and events of April 19, 1775, and the places that witnessed history

The wooden, Old North Bridge spans the gentle Concord River. Green foliage covers the river banks.

Learn About The Park

From battlefields to biology there are many stories to explore in Minute Man National Historical Park

Two British officers in scarlet red coats ride horses

Directions & Maps

Directions to Minute Man National Historical Park

A paved walkway through the woods leads to a large monument surrounded by visitors

Accessibility

Minute Man National Historical Park has many accommodations for our visitors who need additional accessibility considerations

Minute Man statue against a night sky, lit for filming. Three colonial musicians in front

Patriots' Day 2021 Programs

Patriots' Day 2021 will be held virtually this year with the help of our local partners in the April 19th History Coalition!

Young Black man with a military drum standing next to a young white man with a fife.

Patriots of Color

Learn about local Patriots of color and their contributions during the Revolutionary era

Dawn Salute Ceremony at the North Bridge, Concord, April 19, 2014

Photos and Multimedia

Here you will find videos, 360 panoramic images, and park photos!

Park volunteers are spread across an open field surrounded by trees. They are raking leaves.

Get Involved!

There are many opportunities to volunteer and get involved in the park! We hope to see you soon!

Last updated: March 30, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

North Bridge / Park Head Quarters
174 Liberty St.

Concord, MA 01742

Phone:

(978) 369-6993

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