Museum of Afro-American History
46 Joy Street
Admin:14 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Directions: Public transportation: By T, take the Red Line to the Charles St/MGH station,walk up Cambridge St. to Joy St. or take the Red or Green Line to Park St. Walk up Park Street to the State House to Beacon St. Turn left onto Beacon then right onto Joy Street.
With campuses in Boston & Nantucket, the Museum of Afro-American History is New England's largest African American history museum with four national historic sites dating back to the early 1800's and the BLACK HERITAGE TRAIL that attracts visitors from around the world. Permanent interactive exhibits in Boston at the Museum's Abiel Smith School include: The Times We Had, Separate Schools, Unequal Education and Building on a Firm Foundation, historic artifacts, and works of art. The Museum preserves the remarkable and vivid history of free African Americans and white abolitionists whose efforts changed a nation.