Plan Your Visit

Ranger at the Shaw Memorial

Welcome to Boston African American National Historic Site. Join us for a walk along the Black Heritage Trail® which explores the history of the African American community in 19th century Boston. Learn about the Underground Railroad, the abolition movement, and the early struggles for civil rights. Visit the Museum of African American History's African Meeting House and Abiel Smith School.

Self guided tours can be taken anytime or join us for a Ranger guided tour in the spring and summer. You can also visit us year round for historic talks and programs at the Museum of African American History.

To learn more about visiting our site, see our Operating Hours and Seasons.

For information on the programs offered today by Boston African American National Historic Site and our partners throughout the city, please visit our "Today at the Park".


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