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Buckman Tavern, Lexington

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#2 of 11 in Things to do in Lexington
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · History Museum
Buckman Tavern is a historic American Revolutionary War site associated with the revolution's very first battle, the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord. It is located on the Battle Green in Lexington, Massachusetts and operated as a museum by the Lexington Historical Society.
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  • We enjoyed the 45 minute tour conducted by Sarah at Buckman Tavern. As this was the only tour of a 1775-era building available during the pandemic, we were glad the Historical Society was able to...  more »
  • Very interesting to see this piece of history from the War for Independence. Would be fun to visit in summer.  more »
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  • Purchased as part of the Boston Go card. Was a great perspective of the battle at Lexington from the Tavern. It is a self-guided audio tour with an interactive area upstairs that melds history with modern day social networking. My youngest (9) was done with the audio tour by the final room (#5), but had a blast upstairs. Overall it was lots of fun. I would definitely suggest using the Go card.
  • Awesome self guided tour. They do a great job making the history come alive! You can get a good deal on visiting all three museums which are within walkings distance of each other. We went there for memorial day and it did not disappoint; but I also just love history and it was so cool to be walking right through where it all happened. The staff are friendly, helpful, and informative. A great way to spend a day in Lexington!

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