Adams National Historical Park, Quincy

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Home to the birthplaces and residences of John Adams and John Quincy Adams, the second and sixth presidents of the United States, Adams National Historical Park provides insight into the lives and times of these men and their families. Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the area was hotbed of thought and planning during the turbulent years of the American Revolution. Join a guided tour for access to the houses and library; you'll also learn more about what you see in each room and the daily lives of the Adams family, whose descendants lived here until 1927. Get here early if you want to go on a guided tour; tour space is limited and they are very popular. See Adams National Historical Park and all Quincy has to offer by arranging your trip with our Quincy trip maker app .
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  • A great experience, especially if you are a history buff or even just interested in the former president's life.  more »
  • Must go here if you are in Quincy. Take the trolley that's starts at Quincy center and get ready for some exciting history lessons. Quincy is the city of presidents.  more »
  • We found out that my wife is related to the Adams family and decided to see for our selves their history. We learned so much about them and the way they lived. This home was the summer White House whi...  more »
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  • Everyone who worked at the park and visitors center were absolutely perfect! They were caring and courteous. They took time out to answer my questions and help me navigate the city, I'm not a local. They also offered more Adams sites off the tour that I may enjoy. I am definitely coming back.
  • It's $10 per person and you can only view houses by trolley. It's feels a little rushed. Not much time to snap photos or videos outside because they shuffle you back on the trolley for the next group. So as soon as you step off the trolley on both stops make sure to start snapping away photos and videos. No photos or videos are allowed inside any of the houses. They forgot to tell us that on all house tours today. Go to YELP for better reviews and photos. It's easier to upload multiple photos there
  • These rangers really know their stuff. History buffs all. Great subject matter: Adams family in American history. Tours available for old birthplace houses and the beautiful Peacefield house and library.
  • This is where tour tickets are acquired to get you inside the birthplace homes at the corner of Presidents Ave & Franklin St. as well as their Peace field home at the corner of Adams St. and Newport Ave. A wonderful place to go for people interested in history and/or John Adams and John Quincy Adams. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and the Peace field home is almost all original. You can bring your camera but no pictures are allowed inside the homes.
  • The tour was amazing. It is so nice to see that part of history and walk where they walked. The history is phenomenal and it was nice to be there and remember what America was like when it had intellects in office.

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