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Adams National Historical Park

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Address: 1250 Hancock St, Validated Parking available at Presidents Place Parking on Saville Ave., Quincy, MA 02169-4339
Phone Number:
+1 617-770-1175
Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn's Hill to the gentleman's...

From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn's Hill to the gentleman's country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of "heroes, statesman, philosophers ... and learned women" whose ideas and actions helped to transform thirteen disparate colonies into one united nation.

Please note: Adams National Historical Park is open for tours from April 19 through November 10 every year. The first tour leaves the Visitor Center at 9:15 a.m. and the final tour leaves the Visitor Center at 3:15 p.m. Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis.

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A lot of fun...worth a visit. Guide was very formed...library was amazing. Grinds are quite nice as well...all in all I highly recomend

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of fun...worth a visit. Guide was very formed...library was amazing. Grinds are quite nice as well...all in all I highly recomend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a quick history lesson stop, some good data, clean enough, fills in with other Adams family attractions in Quincy and Weymouth

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the home of John Adams the second president of the USA and signer of he Declaration of Independence. This property is worth visiting because you get to learn about the life of one of our nations founding fathers and his legacy as second president of the USA. The property very beautiful and is nice taking a stroll. The... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting the Boston area, be sure to make the short trip to Quincy and tour the Adams National Historical Park. While the mansion (main home) is really quaint and interesting, be sure to view the inside of the brick library building as well as the grounds of "Peace Field" as the Adams family referered to it as.

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Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a special Historic Park. Great tours of both of the Adams homes. They were part of the Adams farm. Now due to build up in population of Quincy the Adams farm is basically just the homes themselves. You will need to pick up your tickets and ride a shuddle bus. Great books are available at the gift shop.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Finding it is tricky, but it is worth it. Loved the homes, gardens and especially the library. The first homes on the tour, we had a gentleman guide that obviously loved his job. He was a wonderful guide and storyteller. We could tell the young man that took us through Peacefield loved the history of this home and was very... More 

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Randolph, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

If you are interested in Quincy/Braintree's two United States presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams, this is a necessary visit. By going to the Visitors' Center in Presidents' Place Mall, park rangers take you in a trolley to two locations. The first one is the location of the two early homes. John Adams grew up in one home. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a very special place and a must go for any American history enthusiast. There are three houses and a fabulous library.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Quite a lot to see yet you feel rushed. The guide just babble off their prepared speech and have little time for visitors queries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Had a most wonderful and informative visit. The brief introductory movie is well done and a must see as you wait for the bus tour departure. Park Rangers Tom, Chris, Carol, Kiernan were at their best both in dress and presentation mode. Bus transport and team coordination was exceptional. Grasp of history and relevance of buildings was exceptional. We had... More 

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