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Munroe Tavern

1332 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-3809
+1 781-862-0295
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This was the best house tour on our trip to Lexington!

We purchased the three house tour at the Lexington Visitor's Center. (Tip - the tours don't have... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Joe P
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Bangor, Maine
OK but no big deal

If you have a package ticket, by all means go see it. If not, don't spend the money. Hancock-Clarke... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Jim H
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Munroe Tavern was built in 1735 and temporarily served as a field hospital for the British Army on their retreat back to Boston from Concord on April 19, 1775. Later in 1789, George Washington paid a visit to the Tavern and dined in one of the rooms.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1332 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-3809
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We purchased the three house tour at the Lexington Visitor's Center. (Tip - the tours don't have to be taken on the same day and in fact I think we would have felt rushed to try and do it all in one day -- we...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you have a package ticket, by all means go see it. If not, don't spend the money. Hancock-Clarke house was a much better visit.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Joined a tour of this historic Tavern with an 18th century costumed docent on Saturday, May 27th. He was very well informed & enjoyable. We enjoyed visiting this site. Tour lasted about 30 minutes.

Thank monpah
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This tour runs at specific times only so make sure you time your arrival appropriately. This tour was very cool and informative. A lot of the furnishings are original and you get to see the treasured family chair where George Washington sat. There is a...More

Thank DofDenver
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Munroe Tavern is a short drive south from Lexington Green. The Lexington Historical society operates this and two other historic properties. We purchased the tickets that allowed us to turn all three. These tickets do not expire, so we may return tomorrow or next...More

1  Thank susanwinetasting
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My husband and I visited the tavern after visiting the Hancock-Clarke House, and we were expecting a similar tour/visit (which was great!). However, this tour went above and beyond! You are given the choice of visiting the property with a guide or without. We chose...More

1  Thank brankat
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The historian/guide was so knowledgeable you can imagine yourself being there during the British retreat.

Thank Andy A
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We lucked out and ended up with a private tour by a costumed professional guide. This house was used as a headquarters and field hospital by the British during the Battle of Lexington and Concord and there were a lot of neat artifacts to be...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 3 October 2016

There is a film to watch and a tour given by a colonial character. It was a very good tour and gives you a British perspective of the battle. We enjoyed the 3-house package of this tavern and the Buckman Tavern as well as the...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

For a small museum we spent almost two hours first going through with the docent and the back through again to look more closely at the exhibits. Our docent Ben was a young man who was very engaging and while speaking from a script ,...More

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Munroe Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you for your recent visit to and review of Lexington Historical Society's Munroe Tavern. We are thrilled to hear that you so thoroughly enjoyed your visit to our small, yet engaging house museum. We are also pleased to hear that you found Ben so...More

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