Full Day in Lexington and Concord

9:00 AM

15-30 mins

Lexington Visitors Center

1875 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420

781-862-1450

The newly built Visitors Center was opened in June 2020, and is located right across the historic site, the Battle Green, where the first battle of the American Revolutionary War took place. The center offers several different costume guided tour options including the Battle Green tours, Liberty Ride Trolley tours, Step-On Charter Tours, and more. Inside, it has dedicated informational rooms for the Battle of Lexington diorama and the U.S.S. Lexington Memorial. The Center has bus parking, bathrooms, and a gift shop. It is in downtown Lexington right next to museums, restaurants, and gift shops, and there are many hotel options within 5 miles. The Town will be celebrating its 250th Anniversary of the Battle of Lexington in 2025.

Daily Hours: 9am – 4pm


9:30 AM

30-45 mins

Buckman Tavern (1709)

1 Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02420, USA

781-862-5598

Built in 1709 by Benjamin Muzzey, the Buckman Tavern was a gathering place for both locals and travelers and the site of many important town meetings. Captain Parker and his militia gathered in this tavern in the early morning hours of April 19, 1775, to await the oncoming British Redcoat troops. Today, the building has been restored as a museum, with an upstairs which features galleries on a rotating and permanent basis.


10:00 AM

45-60 mins

Battle Green Tour

On the one-hour tour, you will explore this National Historic Landmark with our costumed guide. You will learn about the notable sites and historic houses around Lexington Battle Green, where “the first blood was spilt in the dispute with Great Britain,” as George Washington wrote in his diary.

It is considered consecrated ground, both for the blood that was shed on it and for the militiamen who are interred here.


11:45 AM

90 mins

Liberty Ride Trolley Tour

Hop aboard the Liberty Ride and travel back in time! The Liberty Ride is a 90-minute guided trolley tour. An entertaining and knowledgeable guide in authentic period dress will provide you with historically accurate information about the Battle of Lexington and Concord as well as life in Colonial America. During the trolley ride you will see historic sites and attractions in both Lexington and Concord.


2:30 PM

30-45 mins

Minute Man National Historical Park

210 North Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773

781-674-1920

Minute Man Visitor Center, the parking lot for which is at 210 North Great Road (Route 2A), Lincoln, MA, functions as the gateway to Minute Man National Historical Park. From May to the end of October, you can see the award-winning multimedia show, "Road to Revolution" every half-hour there.  


3:30 PM

60 mins

Concord Museum

53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA 01742

978-369-9763

The Concord Museum is the gateway to Concord’s remarkable revolutionary and literary history. Sixteen new galleries dramatically present the events of April 19, 1775 and Concord’s key role in the development of political, intellectual and religious freedom. Visit the Concord Museum and see where Concord’s history begins!


4:30 PM

10-20 mins

North Bridge Visitor Center

174 Liberty St., Concord, MA 01742

978-318-7810

North Bridge Visitor Center is located in a brick mansion built in 1911 by descendants of the Buttrick family. (Major John Buttrick was the colonial officer who first ordered his militia to fire upon British soldiers.) The North Bridge Visitor Center features a short video about the North Bridge battle, a bookstore and exhibits.