The Nantucket Campus is CLOSED, Boston Campus open for timed visits: Reservations REQUIRED

Past Exhibitions

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This Exhibit is no longer on view.

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Picturing Frederick Douglass

The Most Photographed American of the 19th Century

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During the 19th and 20th centuries, Boston’s free African American community led the nation in the movement to end slavery and to achieve equal right

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HOURLY AFRICAN MEETING HOUSE TALKS

Talks occur every hour, last talk at 3:00pm

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Entrepreneurship has always been a way for Americans to climb the economic ladder.

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Black Entrepreneurs of the 18th & 19th Centuries

Entrepreneurship has always been a way for Americans to climb the economic ladder.

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In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the African Meeting House in Boston, the Museum of African American History presents a year-long exhibit

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A Gathering Place for Freedom

In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the African Meeting House in Boston, the Museum of African American History presents a year-long exhibiti

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Exhibit opens on September 19, 2019 Image Courtesy of © Chuck Stewart Photography, LLC

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Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection

"Eric Dolphy," 1964