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Hancock-Clarke House

36 Hancock Street, Lexington, MA 02420
+1 781-861-0928
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Do not skip this house!

I strongly encourage everyone to purchase the 3 house ticket, this house plus The Buckman Tavern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nkg1953
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Middletown, New York
Awesomely informative

Wasn't sure about this stop at first, but I am extremely glad I went. It's a bit of a walk from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa H
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Due to reopen April 2017. Closed for the season. The home of Lexington's first two ministers and the location where John Hancock and Sam Adams were staying on April 18, 1775. Paul Revere stopped here on his famous "Midnight Ride" to warn Hancock and Adams that British troops had left Boston.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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36 Hancock Street, Lexington, MA 02420
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+1 781-861-0928

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I strongly encourage everyone to purchase the 3 house ticket, this house plus The Buckman Tavern and the Munroe Tavern. This house is about a 6-8 minute walk from the green. Take the short walk, you won't be disappointed. Learning about the excavation of the...More

Thank nkg1953
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure about this stop at first, but I am extremely glad I went. It's a bit of a walk from the battle green in Lexington (about a half mile), but well worth the time. There is an intro video, and then you are taken...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very classic revolutionary era home, with an excellent guide, and fascinating info. See genuine furniture , floors and rooms there

Thank NanWoodward
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is about a quarter mile from the Green but worth a visit due to its historic importance to the events of April 1775, the beginning of the Revolutionary War. There is an introductory movie, followed by a guided tour led by a very...More

Thank DBPhair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide really knew her stuff. She was fantastic at telling about the different arrtfacts and history of the area, town, and the particular house we were in. We learned a bunch of information I dare say we would not have learned anywhere nearby or...More

Thank Clinton S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We walked from a parking place to arrive around 10:30 pm. We watched a bit of the rehearsal from an ideal location behind the ropes right by the house. A large crowd gathered behind us as the rider arrived right around midnight. We really enjoyed...More

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Hancock-Clarke House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for attending our re-enactment of Paul Revere's arrival at the Hancock-Clarke House during Patriot's Day Weekend. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the re-enactment and thank you for taking the time and staying up late with us to commemorate this historic moment in...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

My 9 year is doing a report on John Hancock so we took a trip to Lexington to learn all about the Revolutionary War and the role John Hancock played. It was amazing! So much more interesting than I imagined. We are actually going to...More

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LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Hancock-Clarke House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your recent visit to and review of Lexington Historical Society's Hancock-Clarke House. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family not only enjoyed your visit, but that you also found a new appreciation for American History. Your kind words regarding...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Fantastic and informative house tour to learn about American Revolution and its early starrt. Check on line for tour times.

Thank EastBayAdventurer
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was a great visit - the house is well kept and restored and our guide did a wonderful job sharing the history of the home.More

Thank applepi2017
LHSOC, Guest Relations Manager at Hancock-Clarke House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your recent visit to and review of Lexington Historical Society's Hancock-Clarke House. We are pleased to hear that your visit was so wonderful and that you enjoyed your time in Lexington. We take great pride in making sure that all of our...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

From Boston you take the Red line to Alewife and then hop on the 62 bus and get off at Bedford St @ Harrington Rd. Then it is only a 5 minute walk to the house. Buy the 3 attraction ticket. The house itself is...More

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Response from emanukyan | Reviewed this property |
The house itself takes about an hour, plus the 15-20 minute movie beforehand. I would allow at least 1.5 hours.
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