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Your Guide to Adams National Historical Park

Take a trip to Adams National Historical Park. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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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.


Traveling on U.S. Interstate 93, take exit 7 - Route 3 South to Braintree and Cape Cod. Take the first exit off Route 3 south - exit 19 - and follow signs toward Quincy Center. Continue straight on Burgin Parkway through six traffic lights. At the seventh traffic light, turn right onto Dimmock Street. Follow Dimmock Street one block and turn right onto Hancock Street. The National Park Service Visitor Center, located at 1250 Hancock Street on your left.

GPS: lat:42.2553961, long:-71.01160356

Physical address: 1250 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA, 02169

Mailing address: 135 Adams Street, Quincy, MA, 02169


The entrance fee is for all visitors age 16 and older. Children under 16 are free. Credit or Debit Card only.


Be prepared for hot, humid weather.

The historic homes are not air conditioned.

While the visitor center remains open all year, the historic homes are closed from November 1 through April 30.

Contact Information

Phone: 617-770-1175

Hours for Visiting the Historic Homes

The historic homes are open from May 1 through October 31. The first guided tour leaves the Visitor Center at 9:15 a.m. and the last guided tour leaves the Visitor Center at 3:15 p.m. Please allow two and a half hours for each guided tour. View closures:

Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM