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.

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Welcome to your National Park

Plan your visit with park information and hours

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April 19, 1775: The First Battle

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

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Patriots' Day

Join us to commemorate the first battle of the American Revolution. Patriots' Day events occur annually during the month of April.

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Directions & Maps

Directions to Minute Man National Historical Park

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

Interior of Minute Man Visitor Center. A large painting on the left wall shows a battle scene.

Things To Do

There's a lot to see and do at Minute Man National Historical Park! Find out more here.

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Patriots of Color

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

A battle line of Colonial Reenactors march with muskets ready in an open field. Visitors watch

Reenactor Resources

Learn about living history at Minute Man National Historical Park

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Get Involved!

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

Last updated: November 14, 2022

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Mailing Address:

North Bridge / Park Head Quarters
174 Liberty St.

Concord , MA 01742


978 369-6993

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