The Battle Road

Welcome to Minute Man National Historical Park!
Minute Man National Historical Park preserves the sites, structures, and landscape linked to the opening battle of the American Revolution in 1775.

Along the Battle Road in Lexington and Concord, visitors can explore the causes and consequences of the opening of the American Revolution through the exhibts and multi-media presentation at Minute Man Visitor Center, walking the Battle Road trail, visiting key battle sites, and experiencing the stories and living history programs at the Park's 11 "witness houses."
Visitors explore April 19, 1775 exhibits at Minute Man Visitor Center

Minute Man Visitor Center

Start your visit here

The April 19, 1775 Battle Road in Lincoln shown in autumn

Key Battle Sites

Explore battle sites along the Battle Road

The Job Brooks House, yellow colonial house in a field and orchard in springtime

Witness Houses

Daily life changed forever with the battle on April 19, 1775

A British officer on horseback converses with an officer on foot

Programs and Living History

Living history programs and historic weapons demonstrations

Colonial house on a hill seen from the old road behind a stone wall

The Landscape

Stone walls, mile markers and British grave sites

The North Bridge seen across a green lawn on the banks of the Concord River

Other Places in the Park

The North Bridge and the Wayside

Last updated: December 21, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

North Bridge / Park Head Quarters
174 Liberty St.

Concord, MA 01742


(978) 369-6993

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