Buckman Tavern is a historic American Revolutionary War site associated with the first battle, the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.

Visit the Buckman Tavern with a Go Boston pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Enjoy a self-guided audio tour of the faithfully-restored Buckman Tavern in Boston
  • Visit plenty of other Boston attractions with a Go Boston pass

This National Historic Landmark played a key part in the American Revolution – it's where several Lexington militiamen gathered on the morning of April 19, 1775, to await the arrival of British troops. Step into the restored 18th-century tavern and take a self-guided audio tour of the historic spot. You'll learn all about what happened when the alarm bells rang to signal the enemy's approach.

Hours of Operation

March 11-November 24 - Daily tours every half hour, 9:30 am-4:00 pm

Closings & Holidays

November 25-Mid March. May be closed for major US holidays.

Know before you go

Getting In: Just show your Go Boston pass at the Buckman Tavern upon entry and you're in – there's no need to purchase individual tickets at any of the Boston attractions included on your pass. 

Special Offer: Pass holders may receive a ticket to both the Hancock-Clark House and Munroe Tavern for an additional fee payable directly to the Lexington Historical Society.

Getting there

Buckman Tavern

US, MA, Boston, 02420, 1 Bedford Street (on Lexington Common) Lexington,


1 Bedford Street (on Lexington Common) Lexington,
Boston, MA 02420
United States

Closest Subway Stop

Take the T: Red Line to Alewife stop, then board 76 or 62 bus to Lexington Center. No service on Sundays or holidays.