• Dedication of the Shaw Memorial 1897

    Boston African American

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Visit the Museum of African American History

The Museum of African American History's Abiel Smith School and African Meeting House are
open to the public year round, six days a week, Monday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
National Park Rangers are available there throughout the day for historic talks. For large group
reservations (40 or more people), please contact (617) 725-0022, ex. 222.

To learn more about the Museum of African American History, please visit here.


Did You Know?

Attorney John Rock

Abolitionist/ Doctor/ Lawyer John S. Rock called the North Slope of Beacon Hill home. Rock became the first African American permitted to practice law in front of the Supreme Court in 1865.