Shaw Memorial Restoration and Fall Tours
We are now in our Fall Tour Season. Black Heritage Trail tours depart at 2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday from behind the Shaw Memorial as it undergoes restoration.
Fees & Reservations
Ranger Guided Tours
There is no fee for Ranger guided tours.
To reserve a spot for the Black Heritage Trail® Tour, please call: (617) 742-5415.
The Museum of African American History
Our partner, the Museum of African American History charges an entrance fee which supports the maintenance of the historic Abiel Smith School. The Abiel Smith is located at 46 Joy Street, on Beacon Hill. The fee structure is as follows:
Adults- $5, Senior Citizens - $3, 12-18 Years Old - $3, Children under 12 - Free, Museum Members - Free.
This is payable at the Museum Store located in the Abiel Smith School.
If you will need an American Sign Language interpreter, please contact the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing with enough time to properly accommodate your group.
Phone: (800) 882-1155
TTY: (800) 530-7570
Fax: (617) 740-1880
Did You Know?
By 1800 some 1,100 Black Bostonians made up one of the largest free African American communities in North America.