Museum of African American History, Boston

4.3
#20 of 37 in Museums in Boston
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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  • I visited the African American History museum with my 9 & 10 years old sons. It was part of the last leg of our tour of Underground Railroad locations from Washington, D.C. to Boston. What a great fin...  more »
  • Did anyone say guide talk? This was the best 10 bucks I have ever spent. Our guide delivered a show stopping performance recounting the place this Black American meeting place holds in the anti slaver...  more »
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  • 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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