The West End Museum, Boston

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The West End Museum is a neighborhood museum located at 150 Staniford Street, in Boston, Massachusetts in a 4000 square foot space on the ground floor of West End Place (and Lomasney Way).

The primary purpose of the West End Museum is to operate and maintain a neighborhood museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston. The Museum acknowledges its role as an educational institution and a trustee of significant material culture.

Exhibitions:

"The Last Tenement" (permanent exhibit)

http://thewestendmuseum.org/exhibitions/the-last-tenement/

Fall 2015 Exhibitions:

Dewey Defeats Truman/The Housing Act of 1949

http://thewestendmuseum.org/mc-events/exhibition-dewey-defeats-trumanthe-housing-act-of-1949/

Indelebile Italia by Giselle Valdes

http://thewestendmuseum.org/exhibitions/exhibition-indelebile-italia-by-giselle-valdes/
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  • The West End Museum is a special place and very worthy of a visit when you are in Boston. You will not find here any Colonial or Revolutionary history as in other places, no high art. What you will fi...  more »
  • This is a small place with a limited number of old west end phots. They are very interesting and glad there is a place to remember the area that was so abruptly torn down for new development in the 60...  more »
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  • Small yet wonderful museum packed with so much information on how life was like before the emptiness of the towers of glass. Definitely worth the visit!
  • Loaded with West end nostalgia, walking distance from Faneuil Hall, Aquarium and if one likes walking its not too far from the Charles River, North Station, and other points of Boston history.

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