1 - 2 Hours
One Per Person
At Your Own Pace
Welcome to the Bunker Hill Monument Tour
Relive the famous Battle of Bunker Hill with this thrilling tour of the Bunker Hill Monument. Stroll around this urban park as you listen to a blow-by-blow rendition of the battle that defined the American Revolution. Hear about Colonel William Prescott’s heroism, the British commanders’ critical errors, and the bravery of America’s ragtag militiamen. Then, climb to the top of the monument itself for incredible views of Boston!
About the Tour
Your journey will begin at the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston. There, you’ll learn about the construction of the monument and the organization behind it before beginning your tour of the park.
Next, stop at the statue of Colonel William Prescott and hear why this man was so integral to the American resistance during the battle. After that, you’ll circle the park, getting different views of the monument and the city of Boston as you listen to a dramatic recounting of the battle itself.
Hear about the arrival of the colonists and their risky overnight fortification-building. Be a fly on the wall when the British commanders realized what was taking place and formulated their plan of attack. And listen to a blow-by-blow account of the British assaults on the colonial lines, which turned this into one of the bloodiest days of the Revolutionary War.
Tour Starting Address: 43 Monument Sq, Charlestown, MA 02129
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How does it work?
- Once you book a tour, you’ll get a text/email with instructions.
- Download the app (while in good wifi/signal) and use your unique password to access your tours.
- To begin touring, go to the starting point and launch the app.
- The audio starts automatically once you reach the starting point. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience.
- Please note that no one will meet you at the starting point.
What You'll See
The Bunker Hill Monument
Colonel William Prescott
Bunker Hill Lodge
The Attack Begins
The Last Stand
Preview The Tour
Preview the Tour
Inclusions and Exclusions
- App on your phone: A link to download the Action Tour Guide App and Password for your tours.
- Flexible schedule: Use any day, any time. Travel over multiple days or on next trip. Never expires.
- Easy to use: Stories play automatically by GPS. Hands-free. Get HELP all day: Call, Chat, or Email.
- At your own pace: No group. Take breaks for photos/ snacks/hikes. Go at your own pace.
- Offline use: No cell signal or wifi required. Offline GPS Map & route. Stop-to-stop direction.
- Don’t miss a thing: Full itinerary, travel tips, professionally narrated videos, text, and hidden gems.
- Transportation, parking fees, food, and drinks.
- Entry tickets or reservations to any attractions along the route.
- Car Rental: Please arrange a rental car at the closest airport or train station.