Museum of African American History, Boston

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The Museum of African American History is New England’s largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans. In Boston and Nantucket, the Museum has preserved four historic sites and two Black Heritage Trails® that tell the story of organized black communities from the Colonial Period through the 19th century.
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  • It was historically satisfying to visit such an important site in American history. I learned much from the NPS ranger, Merril, who knows so much. Peaceful part of Boston. Bought a Coke Zero and...  more »
  • Not a huge fan of the jazz exhibit they have currently, but it was beautifully done and the church tour was more than worth it. Definitely worth a visit.  more »
  • The meetinghouse was my favourite part! Very educational and worth a visit. The Frederick Douglas exhibit was informational but not as in depth to overall African American history as I had hoped. Also, the place is very hard to find if you're not looking for it.
  • Small museum but absolutely an awesome experience. William, our park ranger, gave a great lecture of the meeting hall and its significance. He is very passionate about history and it was great listening to him. Definitely recommend!

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