Tours

Hours of Operations and Tours Information, April 12 to Oct 31

Stroll through parts of our nation’s history and experience the places where Thoreau, Emerson, Alcott and Hawthorne found their inspiration, see ancient gravestones, and stand by the North Bridge where the shots were fired that were heard around the world.

Tour Types:

Revolutionary Concord Tour

Learn about the events preceding the American Revolution and the tensions that mounted leading to the events of April 19, 1775. Tour includes visits to the North Bridge, Author’s Ridge, and Monument Square.

Concord Authors Tour

Revisit the lives of the most well-known writers of the 1800’s who called Concord home: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott and Nathaniel Hawthorne. *Walden Pond entails additional parking fees.

General Tours

The Town of Concord, MA is rich in American revolutionary and literary history. Take part in a 55-minute walking tour led by certified guides. Starting at the Concord Visitors Center located at 58 Main Street. Guests will visit sites such as The Milldam, Monument Square, The Old Hill Burial Ground and more!  If you choose at the end of the normal tour you can extend your tour to the North Bridge National Park and the Old Manse at no extra charge, this would add about another 50 minutes and a walk of one mile.

Monday - Friday- 1:00PM
Saturday & Sunday - 10:00AM and 1:00PM

Tour Prices:

$12 adults
$8 age 12 and under
$30 for a family of 4, $5 per additional person

Group Tours 

The Town offers certified step-on guides for your bus tours.  Sit back and relax as you are drives through our nations history and experience the places where Thoreau, Emerson, Alcott and Hawthorne found their inspiration, see ancient gravestones and visit Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.  At the North Bridge stand where the shots heard around the world began our fight for American freedom.

We can structure your bus tour to give you many options. 

It can be centered around the Revolutionary period, the Literary period and the Concord authors and their homes or any combination thereof and a side trip to Walden Pond can be arranged (separate State bus parking fee’s).  You can park and get off the bus and spend some time shopping in the many interesting shops in the Milldam area.

Bus Tours
$150/hour

Group Walking Tours (max 2 hours, minimum 15 ppl)
$10 per adult (ages 13-64)
$7 per child or senior*(under the age of 12 or over the age of 65)

Group Tour Brochure