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.


The Museum of African American History saluted Glendora Putnam in 2012 as a Living Legend, the Museum's highest honor. Glendora was recognized as an extraordinary trailblazer whose remarkable accomplishments uphold the legacy of 18th and 19th century black patriots and their colleagues who distinguished themselves on behalf of freedom and justice. Click link for more on her legacy or to donate in her honor.




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Presenters for the Boston African American Historic Site 30th Anniversary.

Photo Credits:  Craig Bailey/Perspective Photo, 2010


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The Museum of African American History highlights the powerful story of community leaders, activists, and ordinary citizens who helped to shape this nation’s history from the Colonial Period through the 19th century. Showcasing the contributions of African Americans individually and collectively, the Museum presents stories that have been largely overlooked in American history.

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The Museum of African American History is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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