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Bunker Hill Monument

43 Monument Square, Boston, Massachusetts 02129 USA

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“221 foot (67 m) granite obelisk”

The Bunker Hill Monument was built to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill. The 221 foot (67 m) granite obelisk was erected between 1827 and 1843 in Charlestown, Massachusetts with granite from Quincy, Massachusetts, conveyed to the site via the Granite Railway, built specially for that purpose, followed by a trip by barge. There are 294 steps to the top.

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Reviewed by
bkship

  • 17 Reviews
  • 9 Helpful
September 20, 2014
Rated 5.0

247 steps up to a outstanding vantage point...crowded...ppl...looked like they where going to die...typical americans...walk what is that..
if you are fat, old, lazy don't bother...

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Reviewed by
KateGill

  • 4 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
July 11, 2014

Fantastic view from the top of the monument - if you can face climbing the nearly 300 steps! Bunker Hill is the start of the Boston Freedom Trail which is a 2 mile ramble through the historic sights following the red brick trail. Bunker Hill has a great view of Boston.

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Reviewed by
Tim

  • 17 Reviews
  • 5 Helpful
August 10, 2015
Rated 5.0

Very cool stop along the freedom trail. The view at the top of the obelisk is amazing but very crowded. worth checking out.

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Reviewed by
kluckboys

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July 31, 2015
Rated 5.0

Best stop with historical value! Bunker monument is amazing! Museum is Free and interesting- check out 3rd floor battle scene movie. Get ranger book for the kids. Museum has a/c and water to cool down.

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Anna Hider

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May 20, 2015
Rated 4.0

Cool view of Boston, and interesting that the obelisk is so old! The museum across the street is small, but informative!

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Bunker Hill Monument

43 Monument Square
Boston, Massachusetts
02129 USA

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Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking

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