Information & Facts
The trail starts from the Visitor Information Center on
Boston Common or at the Museum of Afro-American History at 46 Joy
Street, Beacon Hill
$5 adults, children under 12 are free.
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm; guided tours by
appointment year round and 10am, 12pm, and 2pm