Battle of Bunker Hill Tour
This page provides details of our free Battle of Bunker Hill Tour, including tips on directions, times and sights covered.
- Tour Description
- Sights Covered
- Meeting Point and Schedule
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Our guide will give you a description of the Battle of Bunker Hill and you will meet both the Colonial and British Armies, hear of their tactics on that day.
The tour follows the footsteps of the British Army and the Royal Marines up Breed’s Hill as they climb their way into history, while participating in one of the most historic battles in American History, the Battle of Bunker Hill. You will take the ferry along the same route the Royal Marines sailed on in 1775 on their way to the historic Battle of Bunker Hill.
Along the way, you will hear tales of heroic sacrifices, along with the stories of some of the brave soldiers and battle field maneuvers of famous Generals who fought their way into history in what would become the bloodiest day in the American Revolution.
Sights we cover on the Bunker Hill Tour:
- Breed’s Hill
- Bunker Hill Monument
- Long Wharf
- Old North Church
- Coops’ Hill Burial Ground
- Charlestown Navy Yard
- You will meet your guide on Long Wharf at the Charlestown Ferry Dock. (map)
- The tour ends at the Bunker Hill Museum at 43 Monument Square, Charlestown, MA. (map)
- This tour does not include entrance into Bunker Hill Monument but does end there if you wish to do so on your own.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Tour distance is approximately 1 mile (1.6K)
When: View our full tour calendar.
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget.
- There is a $3.50 per person fee for the shuttle. This covers a one way trip Charlestown. After the tour you either can walk back to Long Wharf in about 15 to 20 minutes, or take the water shuttle back to Long Wharf. If you decide to take the water shuttle back, there is an additional $3.50 per person fee to ride the water shuttle back.
Save even more money with a Boston tourist discount pass.