Concord250

07.12.2024

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 to collect them? Why were they once valued, and how can we continue to see them in new ways? This special exhibition explores what it means to make history through...

Concord250

07.12.2024

North Bridge Battlefield Walk

Meet at North Bridge Visitor Center Moments of great importance often hinge upon individuals making decisions in the heat of the moment. At Concord’s North Bridge on April 19, 1775 soldiers on both sides made decisions that changed the course of history. Meet a park ranger at North Bridge Visitor Center for a 40 minute...

Arts & Culture

07.12.2024

Summer Friday Nights Free at Discovery Museum!

Join us with free admission and explore the Museum and Discovery Woods at night, every Friday night through Labor Day!  We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for Open Table and the Acton Food Pantry. Reservations are recommended and can be made 10 days in advance; we cannot guarantee walk-in admission if at capacity.

Concord250

07.13.2024

Archeology Day in Minute Man National Historical Park

North Bridge Visitor Center & Minute Man Visitor Center July 13, 2024 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Archeology is a big deal in Minute Man National Historical Park! In light of the musket balls recently discovered by archeologist at the North Bridge, we are excited to announce a special event to show them off! Join...

Concord250

07.13.2024

Concord’s North Bridge: History and Memory

At 11:00 a.m. meet a Park Ranger at the benches by the North Bridge for this daily 30 minute program. Learn about the momentous battle at Concord’s North Bridge, where the British Army suffered its first casualties of the war, and the legacy of this event in American History. Happening every day but Mondays until...

Concord250

07.13.2024

A Walk in Thoreau’s Concord

When we think of Henry David Thoreau, we picture him during the two years he spent living at Walden Pond.  But did you know that he lived in other homes in Concord throughout his life?  Take a unique tour of the domestic side of Thoreau’s life, visiting the homes where he lived and hearing the...