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.












Events @ MAAH






Boston (BOS) | Nantucket (NAN)



Boston African American National Historic Site Rangers will be offering public tours of the Black Heritage Trail Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday at 1 p.m.


Tours begin at the Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial across the street from the State House








Left to Right: James Stone, Jaqui Budd, Wayne Budd, Bennie Wiley, Kathy Chenault

Jazz Before Sunset

Sat. | May-October | 5:00pm

NAN | African Meeting House


The Museum reignites the MAAH Music concert series for the upcoming season, once again featuring live performances in the historic African Meeting House that continue the tradition of showcasing musical talent from around the region.


Hosted by Kathy and Neville Richen, Jazz Before Sunset returns with four popular musicians -- Neil Goss (paino/bass), ECliff Graves (drums), Aiden Sherry (guitar) and Jason Sullivan (guitar) taking the stage. Please join us and bring friends and family to enjoy a delightful evening with this spirited jazz quartet. The series continues on the last Saturday of every month through October.


Admission by Donation


Living Legends Awards Gala

Sun. | December 3 | 5:00pm

BOS | The Four Seasons Hotel


Join us for our annual Living Legends Awards Gala this December! 

The Museum of African American History's annual gala commemorates the legacy of champions such as Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and Maria Stewart by honoring contemporary heroes who have followed in their footsteps through the pursuit of equality, education, and justice for all Americans. 


More information to follow!



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OUR SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Please check Daily Calendar below for updates about Boston/Nantucket historic sites and tours.