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The NPS App has you covered in Boston!

Download our free app to begin your next adventure!

The NPS App connects visitors to all 420+ national parks from one single app. When visiting Boston, you can access information for all three Boston National Park sites, including:

  • Free audio tours of the Freedom Trail, Black Heritage Trail, Bunker Hill, and more!
  • Up-to-date listing of things to do across the Freedom Trail.
  • Alerts and operating hours.
  • Tools to explore little-known histories of Boston, such as Underground Railroad sites, the Charlestown Navy Yard, Fort Warren, and the long march for women's rights.
  • Find the locations of over 15 National Park Passport stamps!

Get Started!

First, download the NPS app from the Apple App store or Google Play.

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A flow chart depicting three steps to get started with the NPS App. Step 1, download and open. Step 2, use location or search. Step 3, explore the park with screen shot depicting Boston National Historical Park in the NPS app.
Once you download the NPS app, you can find Boston parks by location or by search. Once you find your park, tap "Explore Full Park" to begin your Boston adventure!

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Once the app is installed, follow the tutorial. If you are already in Boston and turned on location access, Boston National Historical Park, Boston African American National Historic Site, and Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park will show up automatically. Otherwise simply tap "Find a Park" and search "Boston". Tap your preferred park unit and then begin to explore!

Last updated: September 30, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Boston National Historical Park
21 Second Ave

Charlestown, MA 02129


617 242-5601

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