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Boston African American National Historic Site

14 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-3704
+1 617-725-0022
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Only rated average because of difficulty in getting here

First- no street parking-crazy even by Boston standards Will need to pay park or come by public... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jfadds
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The information is valuable and well displayed. Fascinating

More open hours would be helpful, I would return here. The displays are well done and I would have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth Y
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This national historic site's 15 pre-Civil War structures include the African Meeting House.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
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2 weeks ago
“The information is valuable and well displayed. Fascinating”
2 weeks ago
“Only rated average because of difficulty in getting here”
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14 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-3704
Downtown
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+1 617-725-0022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First- no street parking-crazy even by Boston standards Will need to pay park or come by public transportation There was a ranger led walking tour of the neighborhood- again tho- you need to plan ahead how you are getting here to take advantage of this

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More open hours would be helpful, I would return here. The displays are well done and I would have stayed longer if it were open.

Thank Elizabeth Y
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

It's a must see pre-war museum of African American community, filled with rich history of free African American who helped lead the change against slavery.

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

46 Joy Street. Good, informative displays in the museum, an excellent video (should be shown in ALL schools) and, most moving, the meeting house. Ranger MacNabb really knew his stuff - an excellent guide. We wondered why there were only 10 visitors in our group...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

We did a self guided tour by downloading the National Park Service App for Boston. The Park Service Ranger was very helpful in guiding us through this process. The tour was interesting through the App information. But everyone in our group wished we had signed...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2012

This site is not operated by the National Park Service, but there are rangers leading tours of the meeting house/school and walking tours of the neighborhood. There's an entrance fee (Federal Lands passes not accepted). Interesting film on third floor, nice changing photographic exhibit on...More

2  Thank Saranger
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

This was a wonderful find - go the the museum at 46 Joy St. on Beacon Hill. The park rangers who staff the museum are incredibly knowledgeable and passionate. The exhibit in the museum is small but the video story upstairs which runs every 30...More

3  Thank WestwoodTrekker
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