Basic Information

15 State Street
9th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Site administrative offices are located at 15 State Street. However, Ranger programs begin at either the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on Beacon Street, or at the Museum of African American History at 46 Joy Street on Beacon Hill.

Boston African American National Historic Site

Boston African American National Historic Site Rangers are stationed at the Museum of African American History for historic talks and programs throughout operating hours.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: -
  • Tuesday: -
  • Wednesday: -
  • Thursday: -
  • Friday: -
  • Saturday: -

Additional Information

Boston African American National Historic Site is located in downtown Boston which can see extreme cold in the winter months, as well as extreme heat and humidity throughout the summer months. Walking tours may be cancelled during severe heat and/or weather events.

Entrance Fees:

Walking Tours of the Black Heritage Trail - $0.00

Ranger guided walking tours of the Black Heritage Trail through the neighborhood.

Museum of African American History - Entrance Fee - $5.00

Admission for an adult

Museum of African American History - 13-17 years, 62 and older - $3.00

Admission fee

Museum of African American History - 12 and under - $0.00

Admission fee

Museum of African American History - Members - $0.00

Admission fee

Entrance Passes:

There are no entrance passes for this site. - $0.00

There are no entrance passes for this site. Ranger guided walking tours are free of charge. Our partner, the Museum of African American History charges an admission fee.

Museum of African American History

Boston African American National Historic Site Rangers are stationed at the Museum of African American History throughout the day to provide historic talks and programs.

 
Park Ranger speaking with visitors
A Park Ranger speaking with two visitors at the beginning of the Black Heritage Trail about to head out on a tour of Beacon Hill.

Boston African American National Historic Site

Boston African American National Historic Site is located in historic Beacon Hill in downtown Boston. Take the Black Heritage Trail® and explore the rich history of the African American community that lived here in the 19th century.

Visit the Museum of African American History and learn about the abolition movement, the Underground Railroad, and the early struggles for civil rights.

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

Last updated: March 7, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15 State Street
9th Floor

Boston, MA 02109

Phone:

(617) 742-5415

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