Plan Your Visit
Welcome to Boston National Historical Park
This 43 acre historical park encompasses portions of Downtown Boston, Charlestown, and South Boston. In addition to managing its properties that are a part of the park, the Park operates two visitor centers at Faneuil Hall and in the Charlestown Navy Yard. The park also works and cooperates with many different partner organizations which comprise the Freedom Trail.
There are many different ways to explore Boston's past. At our visitor centers you can collect free maps and information about Boston and the Park. Here you can also participate in any scheduled free Ranger-Guided Talks and Tours. Visitors can also explore the Freedom Trail and Black Heritage Trail with our free app for iOS and Android.
The Park also offers a wide variety of Education Programs for field trips and education groups.
Faneuil Hall Visitor CenterLocated on the first floor of historic Faneuil Hall, the Visitor Center is staffed by park rangers and volunteers eager to help you plan your visit to Boston's historic sites. Maps, brochures, videos, free ranger guided tours, and information about sites along Boston's historic Freedom Trail® can all be found here.
Old South Meeting House - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Old State House - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
View exhibits and experience programs on Boston's history t the former government building which served as the center of Boston's civic life in the 18th century and where colonists debated the future of British rule. The Old State House balcony was the site from which the Declaration of Independence was first read to Bostonians in 1776.
Admission fee and group reservations required.
Old State House website
Paul Revere House - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Old North Church - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center
Charlestown Navy Yard
USS Constitution - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
USS Constitution Museum - Boston National Historical Park Partner Site
Boston National Historical Park is part of Maritime History of Massachusetts: A National Register Travel Itinerary. Experience the maritime history of Massachusetts by visiting http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/maritime/.