Official Freedom Trail® App 4+

The Freedom Trail Foundation

Designed for iPad

    • $9.99

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Description

Experience more than 250 years of history with the official Freedom Trail® app! Boston’s revolutionary past comes to life with this innovative app, including a self-guided audio tour, interactive map, pictures, and more.

The iconic 2.5-mile Freedom Trail connects 16 of America’s most significant historical landmarks, including museums, churches, meeting houses, burying grounds, parks, a ship, and historic markers that tell the story of the American Revolution and beyond.

Special Features of this App:
- Over 1.5 hours of audio content tells the stories of the Freedom Trail, including music and guest interviews with historians, academics, authors, and others.
- The audio for each stop plays automatically thanks to GPS mapping.
- An interactive map helps you find your next stop on the Freedom Trail with ease.
- Photos and illustrations help direct your eyes and place you within the stories covered.

This app is an official product of The Freedom Trail® Foundation.

Established in 1964, the Freedom Trail Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that markets, promotes, and helps to preserve the Freedom Trail through visitor services and programs, educational programs, and marketing and public relations efforts. The Foundation’s Preservation Fund helps support preservation, rehabilitation, and capital projects for official Freedom Trail historic sites; these projects help avoid, minimize, or mitigate adverse effects of the elements and manmade wear and tear of Boston’s precious 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century sites.

For more information about the Freedom Trail, please visit TheFreedomTrail.org

What’s New

Version 9.0.179

Minor bug fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Mr Ben L ,

Functionality not so good

The information here is great, but the app’s functionality still has a ways to go. The GPS sometimes works, and sometimes doesn’t. It’s very hard to go back-and-forth between the information and the map. Every time you go back to the map, it zooms all the way out, so you have to fiddle with it to see where you are. On a cold day this made it really difficult to navigate.

Because the GPS triggering didn’t always work, I ended up reading the information more than I listened to it.

ccd16 ,

App drops audio

The app has a lot of good content and quotes from different people, etc.

But
- At many sites the audio would stop abruptly at the same spot no matter how many times I tried to play it
- the transitions between stops can be a bit glitchy and hard to follow. You had to manually go back and play different segments

predsfan25 ,

Freedom Trail

I don’t usually write reviews, but considering the negativity, thought it was worthwhile. I didn’t try the audio feature, but the map was brilliant with nice tidbits about each stop. Well worth the $10 as opposed to an overpriced tour guide you can’t hear. And 40 stops compared to 10 or so with a guide. Stop by Night Shift brewing on the way to Bunker Hill! A pleasant place to rehydrate 😀

App Privacy

The developer, The Freedom Trail Foundation, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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