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Minuteman National Historical Park
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Can’t miss a stroll through history.

Can’t miss a stroll through history. Walk down the gravel paths, looking at the stonewalls that... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
John D
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Lincoln, Massachusetts
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A peek into the early days of US

This is our regular stop on Patriots day weekend. It offers several vivid demos of the famous... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Ming O
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed September 9, 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 14, 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 so that's pretty stuffy. And the North visitor center doesn't have many exhibits but has a long walk from the parking lot to see the bridge where one battle took place. Horrible toilets in this visitor center.....like camping! But the area is full of history and for people who like to walk long distances this is for you. Even when you drive from spot to spot there's a lot of walking to get to the buildings. But very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed November 3, 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 see more sites. We visited in the fall when the colors were exquisite. I would imaging it gets quite crowded in the summer.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 16, 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.

Date of experience: October 2015
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