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Hours
Museum is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Library is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Renting the facility for private functions will still be accommodated on any day of the week.Free admission and parking.

Location
The National Heritage Museum is located in historic Lexington, the birthplace of the American Revolution Address National Heritage Museum 33 Marrett Road (At the intersection of Route 2A and Massachusetts Avenue) Lexington, MA 02421 (781) 861-6559

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The museum is closed on the following days:
New Year’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Handicapped Accessibility
The entire museum is wheelchair accessible.
If you would like to bring a group to the museum, please call (781) 457-4121 to make a reservation. Self-guided tours, guided tours, and workshops are available. There is no charge for self-guided tours, but if you have 10 or more people in your group, you must make a reservation.

Parking
Parking for cars and buses is available in a parking lot at the top of the hill, beyond the museum's entrance. Buses or cars may drop off passengers at the museum?s entrance before proceeding on to the parking lot. Parking is free.

Directions
From Route I-95/128: Take Exit 30A. This exit will put you onto Route 2A East (also known as Marrett Road). The museum is located approximately 3 miles from the exit. The museum's entrance will be on your left. Look for a brick wall and large iron gates.

From Route 495
: Take Route 2 East to Exit 55 Pleasant Street, Waltham and Lexington. At the end of the ramp, make a left onto Pleasant Street. Go ½ mile, and merge left onto Routes 4/225. At the end of the road, turn left onto Massachusetts Avenue. At the junction of Rte. 2A and Massachusetts Avenue take a left onto Route 2A West. The museum's entrance is your first right. Look for a brick wall and large iron gates.

From Boston
: Take Route 2 West to exit 56 (toward Lexington and Bedford). Turn right at the end of the ramp, following the sign for Routes 4/225. Turn right onto Routes 4/225, which then merges right onto Pleasant St. At the end of the road, turn left onto Massachusetts Avenue. At the junction of Rte. 2A and Massachusetts Avenue, take a left onto Route 2A West. The museum's entrance is your first right. Look for a brick wall and large iron gates.

From the Massachusetts Turnpike: Get on Route I-95/128 North and take Exit 30A. This exit will put you onto Route 2A East (also known as Marrett Road). The museum is located approximately 3 miles from the exit. The museum's entrance will be on your left. Look for a brick wall and large iron gates.

Public Transportation:
Monday through Saturday from Boston/Cambridge: Take subway (Red Line) to Alewife Station. Change to bus #62 or #76 to the museum. The museum is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue (Route 4) and Route 2A West (Marrett Road).