As New England’s largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving, and interpreting the contributions of African Americans, we invite you to explore our historic sites in Boston and Nantucket.
These locations anchor the Museums to Boston and Nantucket’s Black Heritage Trails® and span the Colonial Period through Reconstruction. The sites closely linked to historical leaders, institutions, and campaigns during the 18th and 19th centuries, such as the anti-slavery Massachusetts General Colored Association, the New England Antislavery Society led by William Lloyd Garrison, or the voyages of the African American whaling captain, Absalom Boston.
Abiel Smith School (Boston)
African Meeting House (Boston)
African Meeting House (Nantucket)
Seneca Boston-Florence Higginbotham House (Nantucket)
Campus Locations & Hours
46 Joy Street Beacon Hill
Hours: 10 am - 4 pm | Tues - Sun
29 York Street Five Corners
Phone: 617.725.0022 ext 440
Hours: 10 am - 2 pm | Tue - Sat