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Munroe Tavern

1332 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-3809
+1 781-862-0295
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Toured Battle Road

Joined a tour of this historic Tavern with an 18th century costumed docent on Saturday, May 27th... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Day Trip from Boston on Public Transit

This tour runs at specific times only so make sure you time your arrival appropriately. This tour... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Denver, Colorado
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Munroe Tavern was built in 1735 and temporarily served as a field hospital for the British Army on their retreat back to Boston from Concord on April 19, 1775. Later in 1789, George Washington paid a visit to the Tavern and dined in one of the rooms.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1332 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-3809
+1 781-862-0295

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Joined a tour of this historic Tavern with an 18th century costumed docent on Saturday, May 27th. He was very well informed & enjoyable. We enjoyed visiting this site. Tour lasted about 30 minutes.

Thank monpah
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This tour runs at specific times only so make sure you time your arrival appropriately. This tour was very cool and informative. A lot of the furnishings are original and you get to see the treasured family chair where George Washington sat. There is a...More

Thank DofDenver
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Munroe Tavern is a short drive south from Lexington Green. The Lexington Historical society operates this and two other historic properties. We purchased the tickets that allowed us to turn all three. These tickets do not expire, so we may return tomorrow or next...More

1  Thank susanwinetasting
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My husband and I visited the tavern after visiting the Hancock-Clarke House, and we were expecting a similar tour/visit (which was great!). However, this tour went above and beyond! You are given the choice of visiting the property with a guide or without. We chose...More

1  Thank brankat
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The historian/guide was so knowledgeable you can imagine yourself being there during the British retreat.

Thank Andy A
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We lucked out and ended up with a private tour by a costumed professional guide. This house was used as a headquarters and field hospital by the British during the Battle of Lexington and Concord and there were a lot of neat artifacts to be...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 2 October 2016

There is a film to watch and a tour given by a colonial character. It was a very good tour and gives you a British perspective of the battle. We enjoyed the 3-house package of this tavern and the Buckman Tavern as well as the...More

Thank Anonymous P
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

For a small museum we spent almost two hours first going through with the docent and the back through again to look more closely at the exhibits. Our docent Ben was a young man who was very engaging and while speaking from a script ,...More

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Munroe Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you for your recent visit to and review of Lexington Historical Society's Munroe Tavern. We are thrilled to hear that you so thoroughly enjoyed your visit to our small, yet engaging house museum. We are also pleased to hear that you found Ben so...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

I would guess that some visitors to Lexington might miss the Munroe tavern as it is a mile or so down the road from the cluster of other attractions in the town. I'd strong recommend making the trip, though. The house itself is interesting but...More

Thank iasbam
Reviewed 9 August 2016

On 7/16/16 our family visited the Hancock-Clark House and Munroe Tavern. Our tour guides (Jane and Liz) were very knowledgeable of the history of the properties as well as the surrounding area and impact in history of decisions and choices made. Jane was able to...More

Thank jenna12222
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