Guided Tours

Road to Revolution theater. Minute Man Visitor Center

MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM (Free)
"The Road To Revolution"

Located at the Minute Man Visitor Center, this award winning, multimedia theater program gives an excellent introduction to the historic events of April 19, 1775.

Shown every thirty minutes, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Daily, April 1 - November 4, 2017

Spring 2017 reservations are open. Be advised we have switched to an online reservation system. To reserve the multimedia presentation or a ranger-guided education program (which automatically includes the multimedia presentation) go to recreation.gov.

Also, be aware that while the multimedia presentation remains free to the public, groups who reserve the multimedia program (not including groups participating in the "Rebels, Redcoats and Homespun Heroes" ranger-guided program) through recreation.gov will be charged $1.50 per person.

RESERVATION POLICY - Please read carefully
Weekdays April 3- June 16, and September 25 - October 27, bus tours and other large groups are welcome to reserve any slot between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. However, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. schools that have reserved the "Rebels, Redcoats and Homespun Heroes" ranger-guided education program take priority. No other groups may reserve those times.

Unscheduled groups who arrive between the times of 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. will be seated as space allows.


 
Minute Man Statue
North Bridge, Concord MA.

NORTH BRIDGE RANGER PROGRAM

"Some Were For Making A Stand"
Location: North Bridge
(rain location, North Bridge Visitor Center)
Join a ranger for a 20 minute program at the benches by the North Bridge. Reflect on the significance of the events of April 19, 1775 and legacy of the American Revolution.

Patriot's Day weekend, April 15, 16 and 17 at 2:30 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays, May 13 - June 10, at 2:30 p.m.
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, at 2:30 p.m.
Daily, June 17 - October 29 at 11:30 a.m. 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. J

 
Minute Man firing a musket

HARTWELL TAVERN RANGER PROGRAMS

"Muster the Minute Men!" Ranger-led activity and musket firing demonstration: Join a costumed park ranger and learn about the Massachusetts militia and minute men at the start of the American Revolution. Participate in a militia muster where you will be challenged to master REAL battle formations from 1775. The program includes a musket firing demonstration. People with hearing impairments or hearing aids should exercise caution. 20 minutes - FREE

Wednesday - Sunday, June 17 - October 29, 2017
10:15 a.m., 1:15, 3:15 and 4:15 p.m.

Please note: Flintlock muskets do not function well in the rain. If you are visiting on a rainy day, please inquire at Minute Man Visitor Center (781) 674 - 1920 whether or not the program will be taking place.

Ranger-led Battle Site Exploration: Bloody Angle
Gather at Hartwell Tavern and walk down the Battle Road Trail to the site of one of the sharpest engagements of the day. where colonial militiamen caught the British soldiers in a deadly crossfire.

Wednesday - Sunday, June 17 - October 29, 2017
2:15 p.m.


 
Whittemore House
Whittemore House, Lexington MA.

WHITTEMORE HOUSE PROGRAMS

Try on 1775
Explore hands-on exhibits, try on colonial clothing, and experience life in 1775
Saturday - Wednesday, June 19 - October 29

"Muster the Minute Men!"
Ranger-led activity and musket firing demonstration: Join a costumed park ranger and learn about the Massachusetts militia and minute men at the start of the American Revolution. Participate in a militia muster where you will be challenged to master REAL battle formations from 1775. The program includes a musket firing demonstration. People with hearing impairments or hearing aids should exercise caution. 20 minutes - FREE

Monday and Tuesday, June 19 - October 24, 2017
10:15 a.m. 1:15 and 3:15 p.m.

Please note: Flintlock muskets do not function well in the rain. If you are visiting on a rainy day, please inquire at Minute Man Visitor Center (781) 674 - 1920 whether or not the program will be taking place.

Ranger-led Battle Site Exploration: Parker's Revenge
Gather at Whittemore House and explore the site where Captain John Parker and the Lexington militia fought the British for the second time with far different results than the first!

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, June 21 - October 29, 2017
3:30 p.m.

 
The Wayside: Home of Authors

THE WAYSIDE: HOME OF AUTHORS PROGRAMS
Tour The Wayside: Home of Authors. Hear the words of the authors whose writings inspired a young nation and hear a story about the Underground Railroad. Admission is $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Seniors and Students 17 & over with ID, and free for children 16 and under.

June 17 - October 29, 2017
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 2:00 3:00 and 4:30 p.m.

Sundays, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:30 p.m.


 

Last updated: September 13, 2017

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Mailing Address:

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

Concord, MA 01742

Phone:

(978) 369-6993

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