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The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century.

 

 

 

Image: Experience the newly restored African Meeting House - click on image to learn more about this historic restoration.

Boston Campus

 

AFRICAN MEETING HOUSE
ABIEL SMITH SCHOOL

Two National Historic Landmarks, exhibits, talks, tours, videos, programs, and gift store.

46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill

617.725.0022, x330

 

BOSTON HOURS

OCTOBER 1 - MAY 31
10:00AM TO 4:00PM

Monday through Saturday
HOLIDAY MUSEUM HOURS
The Boston campus on Joy Street

is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.

HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS

The MAAH Welcome Center and Administrative Offices on Beacon Street are closed New Years Eve through Monday January 4, 2016.

 

Museum Admission

GENERAL: $5.00
MAAH MEMBERS - Free

12 yrs & under - Free

13 - 17 yrs - $3.00

Seniors 62+ - $3.00 &

WELCOME CENTER/INFORMATION

14A Beacon Street, ground level

617.725.0022, x22

 

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

14 Beacon Street, suite 401

Boston, MA 02108

 

Driving Directions

FROM STORROW DRIVE
Take Government Center exit to Cambridge Street; pass Massachusetts General Hospital [left]. Go approx. 1/2 mile to Joy Street [right]. Park and walk up

Joy Street. Use map or call for

drop off directions.

$5 Validated Parking Nearby
ONLY APPROVED LOT/HOURS:

Charles River Plaza Garage|

underground parking* (website)

207 Cambridge Street, Boston

• weeknight events after 4pm
• weekends after 10am

UNDERGROUND LEVEL ONLY:

Under the Whole Foods and

the Wyndham Hotel.
MAAH VALIDATION STAMP:

Normal rates apply except with MAAH validation. Bring your green ticket in to the Museum store or event during approved hours (see above) for validation stamp.

WALK UP TO MAAH:
Walk out of garage, turn left onto Cambridge Street, go one block to Joy Street, turn right and walk up the hill to #46, on the right.


View Larger Map                                    Validated parking

 

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Image: T logoImage: T logoTake the Red or Green Line to Park Street.

Walk up Park toward the State House (gold dome) to Beacon Street. Turn left onto Beacon and right onto
Joy Street. The Museum is located at 46 Joy Street.
Image: T logo Take the Blue Line to Bowdoin Street Monday-Friday only 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. Cross Cambridge Street, Turn right and walk one block and turn left on Joy Street.

MBTA Trip Planner for train and bus schedules, and other transportation options.

 

Black Heritage Trail® Tours

FREE GUIDED WALKING TOURS

Historically rich tours led by National Park Service Interpretive Rangers, Boston African American National Historic Site (BOAF):

 

   FALL            Labor Day - November 25:

                     2:00pm only
   WINTER
      November 26 - May 3:

                     No guided tours

   SPRING       May 3 - May 26:

                     2:00pm tours only,

                     Tuesday through Thursday
   SUMMER     May 30 - Labor Day:

                     10am, 12pm, and 2pm,

                     Monday through Saturday

 

SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOUR MAPS

Call BOAF at 617.742.5415 for information about

Black Heritage Trai® Tours, seasonal group tours,
and tours
from the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center.

 

Facilities & Information

RESTROOMS, MAPS, AND INFORMATION

AVAILABLE AT OUR BOSTON CAMPUS

46 JOY STREET, BEACON HILL.

While you are there, please tour our National Historic Landmarks, view our exhibits, and don't forget to make

a generous tax-deductible donation. Your support helps maintain our historic sites and ongoing programs.

Become a member or make a gift today!