Greater Boston & Cambridge stocked with helpful visitor centers
USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" at Charlestown Navy Yard
National Historic Park Charlestown, MA Phone: 617-242-5692
Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Prudential Center, 800 Boylston Street Boston, MA, 02116 Phone: 888-733-2678
Hours: Brochures and maps are available 24 hours a day; office is open year-round, daily, Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Boston National Historical Park Visitor Centers at Faneuil Hall, Charlestown Navy Yard, USS Constitution, Bunker Hill
15 State Street Boston, MA Phone: 617-242-5642
Visitor centers and sites are open year-round; closed Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1. Handicap accessible; restrooms.
Faneuil Hall Visitor Center, open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center, open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; in July - August open until 6 p.m.
Bunker Hill Monument, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last climb at 4:30 p.m.; in July - August open until 6 p.m. ; last climb at 5:30 p.m.
Battle of Bunker Hill Museum, open daily from 9 A.M. to 5 p.m. ; in July - August open until 6 p.m.
USS Constitution, Winter hours are November 1 - March 31, open Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Last tour is at 3:30 p.m. Summer hours are April 1- October 31, open Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the last tour leaving at 5:30 p.m.
Most other historic sites are open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in peak season and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. off season.
Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion and Information Center
On the Rose Kennedy Greenway between Long Wharf and Faneuil Hall Boston, MA Phone: 617-223-8666
Hours: May to Octobeer, daily, morning to evening.
Boston Common Visitor Information Center
139 Tremont Street Boston, MA, 02111 Phone: 617-536-4100 Ext - 88
Hours: Year-round; weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; weekends, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.