We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Minuteman National Historical Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Lincoln, MA
Phone Number:
9783696993
Website
Today
08:00 - 18:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 58 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Gave Me Chills to Stand on that North Bridge

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
yojimbo56003
,
Katy, Texas
Add Photo Write a Review

58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 58: English reviews
Katy, Texas
Level Contributor
82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bridge included the memorial to the British soldiers who were buried there. Such deep thoughts... More 

Helpful?
Thank yojimbo56003
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 the other part of the park, there was a statue of a Minute Man, ranger... More 

Helpful?
Thank RobinSyracuse
Level Contributor
89 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

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

Helpful?
Thank Karen B
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 it with friends or alone without worry. I encourage you to make sure you are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen D
Herts
Level Contributor
838 reviews
505 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 is worth getting a leaflet from the Minute Men Visitor Centre to get more detail.

Helpful?
Thank mouseHerts
Floral Park, New York
Level Contributor
330 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is an interesting area with the emphasis on history. Don't miss the video in the Visitors' Center as it will provide context for the surrounding areas.

Helpful?
Thank tweedybird26
Bonita Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
419 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Not being one to hike (especially in the summer heat) we drove and stopped at most of the Minuteman park's sites. The short videos in both the North visitor center and the one in Lincoln (near Concord) are great and should definitely be done first before visiting any of the other sites. There's no A/C in the Lincoln visitor center... More 

Helpful?
Thank stulimom
Ball Ground, Georgia
Level Contributor
59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Plan to spend at least one full day. You can start at the beginning, the first shot of the revolution, and work your way through to the North Bridge in Concord. There are clear pathways for those who choose to walk the entire park, or you can visit a site or two then move your car to another lot to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jeannie82649
Colorado
Level Contributor
81 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

It was amazing to be on on the same ground where the British and the colonists fought. There is a deep sense of appreciation for their strength and commitment to fight for our freedom. Soak in the atmosphere and the surroundings, and try to imagine what it was like. Very powerful.

Helpful?
1 Thank kmwinmic
Hot Springs, South Dakota
Level Contributor
60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

There is a lot to see and do at the Minuteman National Historical Park. I recommend starting at the Museum where you can see multiple displays, visit with the Rangers, and watch a little multi-media presentation about the battles at Lexington and Concorde and Paul Revere's ride. From there you can head west along Battle Road to Hartwell's Tavern. We... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Bob V

Travellers who viewed Minuteman National Historical Park also viewed

 

Been to Minuteman National Historical Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Minuteman National Historical Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?