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Declaration of Independence Reading

North Bridge July 4, 2024 Celebrate July 4th at Minute Man! Join park rangers and volunteers as we mark the anniversary of our nation's independence…

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What Makes History? New Stories from the Collection

Open until August 18 The things we keep matter for the stories we tell. What objects do we choose to preserve, and who is able…

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What Makes History? New Stories from the Collection

Open until August 18 The things we keep matter for the stories we tell. What objects do we choose to preserve, and who is able…

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Celebrating 250 years of revolutionary greatness

Welcome to Concord, Massachusetts where America’s roots run deep. Explore the birthplace of American independence and imagination, the town that Thoreau called “most estimable place in all the world.” Concord’s fascinating past makes it a popular tourist destination, with TripAdvisor ranking it one of the Best Places to Visit. Discover the local charm and well preserved historic places that bring visitors from around the world. Here you can retrace the steps of Revolutionary War soldiers and literary greats and learn about how “the shot heard round the world” led to America’s independence. To experience Concord is to experience the American story.

Location and Size: 25.9 square miles, nestled just outside Boston.

Famous for: 

Trendiness – arts, antiques, historic and cultural district, entertainment, lectures, music, restaurants and bars.

Heritage – historic homes, national parks, museums, tours and adventure.

Outdoor life – family farms, hiking, biking, walking paths, and breathtaking natural beauty.

Why stay the night? Romantic fireside winters, spring gardens, fall leaf peeping and fall and spring harvests.

Women Of Concord Tour

Group Bus Tours

The Town of Concord offers tours to fit every group’s needs. Whether you live local or are visiting us from another region, we welcome you to experience Concord with a tour led by one of our certified guides. Small group, private and bus tours are available year round.  Tours can focus on Revolutionary History, Literary History, Little Women, cemeteries and more.

Walking Tours

Walking tours depart the Concord Visitor Center at 1:00P, daily. The 75 minute experience will introduce guests to the Downtown Concord area and will touch on Concord’s rich Revolutionary and Literary history while visiting sites such as The Milldam, Monument Square, The Old Hill Burial Ground and more.

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Concord Visitor Center is a rain or shine operation! We have umbrellas if you forgot yours!
Can you spot the bikes in West Concord? They’re there on the left, waiting for you to come and rent them as part of our bike share program. Download the Movatic app, add your credit card, then use your phone camera for each bike’s QR code, then unlock and go! The West Concord bike share is at the foot of the Bruce Freeman bike trail and steps away from the West Concord MBTA station. #bikeconcordma, #visitconcordma, #visitmassachusetts, #concordma250
If you’re looking for a Father’s Day activity, sign up for our 1 pm history tour or 2 pm African Americans of Concord. A family outing, then have lunch nearby the Concord Visitor Center.
Camping before or after your trip to Concord is a perfect way to round out your trip.  Check out our recommendations on
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Out of town visitors coming and you’d like to send them an informative guide to Concord? You can download one on our website by going to
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Reserve your Father’s Day tour now; spaces going fast. June 16, 2 pm African Americans of Concord. #visitconcordma, #concordma250, #fathersday, #visitmassachusetts