Self Guided

Minute Man National Historical Park offers a rich variety of programs and experiences for groups interested in creating their own experience at the park.

The Road to Revolution theater
The Road to Revolution

"The Road to Revolution."
Shown every thirty minutes, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. April 1 - October 29, 2017
When on a self-guided visit to the park, we recommend you start at the Minute Man Visitor Center and viewing our multimedia show, "The Road to Revolution." This 25 minute program provides an excellent introduction to the story of April 19, 1775.

Reservations are recommended for groups larger than 15 people. Self-guided groups may reserve any timeslot between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. or be seated as general public 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. To make a reservation, go to Be aware that charges a fee of $1.50 per person for reservations.

A park ranger giving a talk at North Bridge
Ranger Programs

Ranger Programs
Free. No reservations required.
During the program season, typically late June through October, Minute Man National Historical Park offers regularly scheduled Ranger-led programs at the Old North Bridge, Hartwell Tavern, Whittemore House and The Wayside.

Park Rangers also offer a number of special events throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall. Find more information at Guided Tours or our Schedule of Events pages.

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Map of Minute Man NHP
Places to Go
Minute Man National Historical Park covers more than 1000 acres in the towns of Lexington, Lincoln and Concord Massachusetts. We highly recommend starting your visit at the Minute Man Visitor Center. There you can explore sites along the historic Battle Road Trail before continuing on to the North Bridge and the North Bridge Visitor Center.

Last updated: February 17, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

North Bridge Visitor Center / Park Head Quarters
174 Liberty St.

Concord, MA 01742


(978) 369-6993

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