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Adams National Historical Park

Contact Info
135 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Phone:
617-770-1175
Basics
Type:
National Park,
Other

Description

Adams National Historical Park tells the story of four generations of the Adams family (from 1720 to 1927). The park has two main sites: the birthplaces of 2nd U.S. President John Adams and 6th U.S. President John Quincy Adams, and Peacefield, including the Old House, home to four generations of the Adams family, and the Stone Library, which contains more than 14,000 historic volumes.

Hours + Fees

Hours:

To see the historic homes you must be on a guided tour. Tours last approximately two hours and depart regularly from the Visitor Center located at 1250 Hancock Street. Please be aware that the last tour leaves at 3:15 pm daily.

From November 11 through April 18 the historic homes are closed. The visitor center is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Special Event!! The Old House will be decorated and open for tours during the Quincy Holiday Stroll on December 9th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see the home!

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Getting there by Boston and Route 128:
Traveling south on U.S. Interstate 93 or Route 128, take exit 7 - Route 3 south to Braintree and Cape Cod. Take the first exit off Route 3 south - exit 18, Washington Street and the Quincy Adams T. Follow signs towards Quincy Center. Continue straight on Burgin Parkway through six sets of traffic lights. At the seventh set of traffic lights, turn right onto Dimmock Street. Follow Dimmock Street one block to the intersection of Hancock Street. Turn right onto Hancock Street. The National Park Service Visitor Center, located in the Galleria at President's Place is two blocks on your left, 1250 Hancock Street. Parking is in the garage in the rear of the building, turn left just before the building.

From Cape Cod:
Traveling north on Route 3, take exit 19, Quincy Adams T. Quincy Center. Follow signs towards Quincy Center. Continue straight on Burgin Parkway through six sets of traffic lights. At the seventh set of traffic lights, turn right on to Dimmock Street. Follow Dimmock Street one block to the intersection of Hancock Street. Turn right on to Hancock Street. The National Park Service Visitor Center located in the Galleria at Presidents Place is two blocks on your left, 1250 Hancock Street. Validated parking is in the garage in the rear of the building, turn left just before the building.

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