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Minuteman National Historical Park

Lincoln, MA
+1 978-369-6993
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Beautiful surroundings but hard to connect to the history of the place

I'll be honest and say we got there just before closing and we'd had a long day. We dashed thru the... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Mary B
History Done Right

The park is beautifully maintained, with lovely gardens and landscaping around the sites. The... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
MHCalum
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“battle road” (8 reviews)
“north bridge” (8 reviews)
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I'll be honest and say we got there just before closing and we'd had a long day. We dashed thru the visitor center and down to the bridge. The grounds are beautiful! And there are some seats here and there to enjoy the beauty on....More

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The park is beautifully maintained, with lovely gardens and landscaping around the sites. The monument by Daniel Chester French is a don't miss, as is the Wayside Inn, the seedbed of so many wonderful authors-- wonderful to stroll the hills where they thought out their...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The walking trails are gorgeous here. Best to go in fall; the foliage is amazing. You could have a snack in Lexington Center beforehand, or there are some good ethnic restaurants in Arlington.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this park over the Memorial Day weekend. The visit was an excellent companion to the Boston Tea Party Museum which I visited earlier. The Minuteman National Historic Park has a section that is near Hanscom Air Force Base. That is where I started...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

I grew up in Massachusetts but never visited this park until a recent return trip with my son. We will definitely go back there! What a fun day, even on a rainy and cold spring day it was a great place to visit. Loved walking...More

Thank Christina K
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

To stand on the North Bridge, where "once the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard 'round the world"....it gave me chills. Such a historic spot - the very birthplace of the Revolution. Felt emotion I did not expect, and the view from the...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We didn't have as much time as we would have liked in this park! Make sure to leave at least half a day! We went to both visitors centers - in one, there was a multi media show about the area and the history. In...More

Thank RobinSyracuse
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Museum has a nice introductory film, but the real magic is all along the road. It is interesting to imagine this slice of history. A great side stop is the sleepy hollow cemetery to check out authors row

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I have walked Battle Road twice and it never fails to impress. If you are looking for a walk that can last 20 minutes to 6 hours with awesome history thrown in- this is it. The nature is beautiful and you can walk or bike...More

Thank Karen D
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a well managed park with about 5 different parking lots, so you can stop and look at the sites and walk the Battle Trail. Two of the car parks have toilets. There are information boards which point out places of interest, but it...More

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Sandra H
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Response from LLoyd B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can with some care. The trail runs near and generally along a well traveled road that will take you to Concord. It has several curves and turns and 'interesting' road intersections. Pending on the time of day... More
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