Bunker Hill Monument

Local nameBunker Hill Monument
LocationBoston, United States

The Bunker Hill Monument is a monument erected at the site of the Battle of Bunker Hill in Boston, Massachusetts, which was among the first major battles between British and Patriot forces in the American Revolutionary War. The 221-foot granite obelisk was erected between 1825 and 1843 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, with granite from nearby Quincy conveyed to the site via the purpose-built Granite Railway, followed by a trip by barge. There are 294 steps to the top.

An exhibit lodge built near the base of the monument in the late 19th century houses a statue of fallen hero Dr. Joseph Warren. Bunker Hill is one of the sites along the Freedom Trail and is part of Boston National Historical Park.

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Opening hours

Opening hours vary each season, please check the official website for more information.

Sep - Jun: daily 9 am - 5 pm
Jul - Aug: daily 9 am - 6 pm

Sep - Jun, daily 9 am - 4:30 pm
Jul - Aug: daily 9 am - 5:30 pm

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day.


Free admission.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunker_Hill_Monument

Official Website https://www.nps.gov/bost/learn/historyculture/bhm.htm

More information http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/freedom-trail/bunker-hill-monumnet.shtml

Phone +1 617 242 5641

Address Monument Square, Charlestown, MA 02129, United States

Coordinates 42°22'34.868" N -71°3'38.763" E

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