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.

Community Links

The Museum of African American History is proud to be a part of the Beacon Hill community.

Beacon Hill is an historical neighborhood in the City of Boston. The majority of the buildings were built in the early 19th century, and the area is rich with history. 

Life on Beacon Hill is not static, however, and the neighborhood continues to grow and change.  Local residents and business owners are understandably proud of this vibrant community, and you will find links to local museums, services, and attractions below.