Boston Hill Monument and Museum
Boston is great place to attend college. You have the best of both world’s education and cultural wealth in one location. Boston college housing is often located in the center of activity. Because Boston is a walking town, you will find great Boston university apartments within walking distance of many exciting historical and cultural activities.
History is minutes away, visit Bunker Hill Monument. in Monument Square in Charlestown, MA. It is 221 feet tall monument and a major site of one of the battles fought during the American Revolution. You can visit the monument and climb over 294 steps to the very top. It is open daily to visitors from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. There are no elevators so be prepared to climb the stairs to the top yourself. It is part of the Freedom Trail for more information on tours of the monument call 617-242-7511.
When attending college and renting Boston college apartments you can walk and visit many historical sites. Across the street from the Bunker Hill monument is the new Bunker Hill Museum at 45 Monument Square. It was completed in 2007 and has exhibits on the Battle of Bunker Hill. Admission is free and it is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Historical displays depict how the monument was built and about the history of Charlestown. A diorama of the battle helps visitors understand the battle with light and sound efffects . You will find many exciting historical sites in Boston while attending college and living in Boston college housing.