Visitor Center

Concord Visitor Center

Info

58 Main St. Concord, MA 01742

978.318.3061

https://concordma.gov/VisitorCenter

Hours

The Tourism Manager is available all year long by appointment, by phone at 978-287-1064 or by email at visitors@concordma.gov

Public Bathrooms are open Daily 7am to 7pm all year long

58 Main St, Concord, MA 01742, USA

Walking Tour Schedule

Concord History with a Chocolate Twist

Concord History with a Chocolate Twist

Dates : February 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Tour Start Time : 1:00pm, departs Concord Visitor Center at 58 Main Street

Reservations required by 3pm Friday before tour by calling 978-318-3061

Tour End/Arrival at Colonial Inn : 2:00pm

Cost : $30 per guest

Call 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov to purchase

or click here to create an account online and purchase 

The 90-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.

Enjoy a taste of locally roasted nuts combined with handcrafted chocolate as you venture to Gräem Nuts and Chocolate, with a taste of their Signature Handmade Bark.

Tour will end at the Colonial Inn, where guests are invited to warm up, and enjoy a sumptuous treat of Monumental Chocolate Cake and Colonial Hot Chocolate, while hearing a bit about the origins of both the desserts and this historic gem.

Monumental Chocolate Cake : Inspired by our location in Monument Square, the heart of Historic Downtown Concord, guest’s will be able to try our delicious old-fashioned Moist Layer cake with buttercream frosting and filling, an exclusive treat to this tour!

Colonial Hot Chocolate : Take a trip back to the Early American Colonies with our timeless Colonial Hot Chocolate. Infused with traditional warm spices, and dark chocolate, this nostalgic treat will surprise you with it’s exciting, but delicious flavor.

Women of Concord Walking Tour

In a town famous for the independent spirit of its people, Concord’s women have always been leaders, fighting for justice and creating a uniquely American vision in literature and art. Come with us to hear the stories of these remarkable women, and see the places where they made their mark.

The Women of Concord Tour will meet in front of the Old Manse at 269 Monument Street (park across the street in the Minute Man parking lot) and continue into Concord Center. Tour is approximately 90 minutes.

Tours are offered Saturdays March 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 1:00 p.m. Price $30 per person. Each guest will receive a complimentary ticket to “Every Path Laid Open,” a special exhibit opening in May at the Concord Museum.

Tours offered by the Concord Visitor Center and in partnership with the Robbins House and the Concord Museum.

To Purchase call 978-318-3061 or register here

 

Winter Historic Tour of Concord

Winter walking tours of historic Concord are available for groups of 4 or more by reservation only. 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.

Call 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time.  Tours leave the Concord Visitor Center located at 58 Main Street Concord, MA, rain or shine.

Adults (13+)  $20

Youth (12 and under) $15

Senior Citizens (65+) $15

Emerson- Thoreau Amble

This Winter hike is available for groups of 4 or more by reservation only.  Join one of our concord Tour Guides as we ‘amble’ along the Emerson-Amble trail, and learn about Thoreau, Emerson and more as we enjoy the great outdoors.

Waterproof hiking shoes are recommended for this approx 2 mile, 75 minute walk.  Terrain is uneven and muddy.   Tours will run weather dependent.

Call 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time.  Tours leave the Concord Visitor Center located at 58 Main Street Concord, MA, rain or shine.

Adults (13+)  $20

Youth (12 and under) $15

Senior Citizens (65+) $15

Orchard House

Winter Little Women Tour

This winter tour is a 90 minute tour featuring Louisa May Alcott in her starring role in Concord History.  Guests will depart the Visitor Center and walk through Downtown Concord and over to the outside of Orchard House and Wayside House (houses closed due to COVID 19).

Call 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time.  Tours leave the Concord Visitor Center located at 58 Main Street Concord, MA, rain or shine.

Adults (13+)  $20

Youth (12 and under) $15

Senior Citizens (65+) $15

 

Winter Historic Tours of Concord for Families

Are you looking for extra enrichment for your children while they are home from school due to the pandemic?  Gather some of their friends and sign up for a child-friendly, engaging historic tour of Concord.  The Concord Museum and The Concord Visitor Center are teaming up to offer children exciting and fun opportunities to learn about history while attending to all COVID 19 protocols.

Concord 101 Walking Tour  

This engaging 45 minute winter walking tour is deigned to make the history of Downtown Concord come alive for elementary-aged children.  Learn about everything from the indigenous people who populated Concord to a notorious bank robbery on the Milldam.  We will explore sites such as the Old Hill Burying Ground and the original schoolhouse where Henry David Thoreau taught.

<1 mile walk, flat terrain with one steep hill, rain or shine

Winter tours are available year-round by calling 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time.

Center of Revolution Walking Tour

The Concord Museum is offering our popular Revolutionary Walking Tour to small groups this fall!  Take the short walk from the center of town to the Old North Bridge.  Learn about the dramatic events leading up to April 19, 1774 and what really happened during the first battle of the American Revolution.  Get up close to the monuments at the Bridge and the center of town and discover the stories behind them.

1-1.5 hours, 1 mile walk, mostly flat terrain, rain or shine

To book contact grouptours@concordmuseum.org or call 978-369-9763

Pricing:  Adults, Seniors and college Students:  $15.00     Youths (6-17):  $12.00

Winter African-American History of Concord Bike Tour

This 90 minute (about 5 miles) bike tour highlights African-American history by exploring slavery, the first generation of freed African-Americans and Abolitionism in Concord.  Guests will bike to the Robbins House, John Jack’s Grave and various houses that were part of the Underground Railroad.

This tour was originally developed for the Concord Museum. Information on their current exhibits and hours, please visit www.concordmuseum.org

Tours depart from the Visitor Center and are weather dependent.    Bring your own bike, lock and helmet.

Winter tours are available by calling 978-318-3061or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time.

Adults (13+)  $20

Youth (12 and under) $15

Senior Citizens (65+) $15

Winter Indigenous People of Concord Tour

This 75 minute tour looks at the over 10,000 year history of native people in Concord (Musketaquid).  Starting with the mighty Mill Brook, we will meander down Main Street and up to the Calf Pasture on Lowell Road examining how native people lived by the 3 rivers of Concord (Musketaquid) and what happened when two cultures collided after European fur traders came and then English settlers in 1635.

Tours depart from the Visitor Center and are weather dependent.

Wear warm, rugged walking shoes for this 2 mile tour.

Winter tours are available by calling 978-318-3061or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time.

Adults (13+)  $20

Youth (12 and under) $15

Senior Citizens (65+) $15