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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, tours, gift store, events.

46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill

617-720-2991

WELCOME/INFO. CENTER

14A Beacon Street, 1st floor

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

14 Beacon Street, Suite 401

 

Museum Hours
10:00AM TO 4:00PM

Monday through Saturday
HOLIDAY HOURS
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas,

and New Years Day

Museum Admission

GENERAL: $5.00
MAAH MEMBERS - Free

12 yrs & under - Free

13 - 17 yrs - $3.00

Seniors 62+ - $3.00 &

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.

Validated Parking Nearby
ONLY APPROVED LOT/HOURS: $5.00

Charles River Garage | lower level

209 Cambridge Street, Boston

APPROVED ON LOWER LEVEL ONLY:

Under the Whole Foods and

the Wyndham Hotel. Bring your green ticket in to the Museum

for validation stamp.

APPROVED FOR THESE HOURS ONLY:

• weeknight events after 4pm
• weekends after 10am

BRING TICKET TO MAAH FOR STAMP:

Normal rates apply except with MAAH validation, as noted above.

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

 

Public Transportation Image: T logoImage: T logoImage: T logo
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 Rangers, Boston African American National Historic Site (BOAF):

Memorial Day to Labor Day:

   Monday - Saturday

   SUMMER |10:00am, 12:00noon, 2:00pm

Labor Day to Memorial Day:

   Tuesday - Saturday

   FALL | Labor Day - November 25: 2:00pm only
   WINTER
| No tours November 26 - March 17

   SPRING | March 17 - Memorial Day: 2:00pm only

 

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!