AFRICAN MEETING HOUSE,
ABIEL SMITH SCOOL
The Boston campus is comprised of two important National Historic Landmarks, exhibits, talks, tours, videos, programs, and
Museum Campus Location
46 JOY STREET | BEACON HILL
Between Beacon & Cambridge Sts.
Wheel chair accessible
Youth (13-17) |Seniors (62+): $3 Members | children 12 years and under: free.
Groups: Call for group admissions,
617.725.0022, x22 or x330
Donations: Always welcome.
Help preserve some of the most important national historic landmarks in the country.
BOSTON MUSEUM HOURS
10:00AM - 4:00PM | Mon. - Sat.
46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill
The Boston campus is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
BOSTON OFFICE HOURS
The Beacon Street Welcome Center & Administrative Offices are closed on all Federal holidays, as well as on New Years Eve through the first Monday of the new year; otherwise normal business hours apply (below).
14A BEACON ST. | GROUND LEVEL
10am - 4pm | Mon. - Fri.
14 BEACON ST. | SUITE 401
Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108
9am - 5pm | Mon. - Fri.
Driving & $5 Parking
DRIVING FROM STORROW DRIVE
Take Government Center exit to Cambridge
Street; pass Massachusetts General Hospital [on left]. Go approx. 1/2 mile to Joy Street [on right]. Park and walk up
Joy Street to Boston campus. Use map or call for drop off directions.
$5 NEARBY PARKING | ONLY IN
APPROVED LOT & APPROVED HOURS
Charles River Plaza Garage
underground level only* (website)
207 Cambridge Street, Boston
PARK IN UNDERGROUND LEVEL ONLY DURING APPROVED HOURS:
• weeknight events after 4pm
• weekends after 10am
• *Enter lot UNDERNEATH Whole Foods, CVS and Wyndham Hotel.
GET MAAH VALIDATION STAMP:
• $5 only with MAAH validation* during approved hours; otherwise, normal rates apply (max $48 p/day). • *Bring your green ticket in to the Museum store or the event for validation stamp.
THEN WALK UP TO BOSTON CAMPUS:
Walk out of garage, turn left onto Cambridge Street, go one block to Joy Street, turn right and walk up the hill to #46, on the right.
PAY AT BOOTH BEFORE EXITING:
After the event, bring the green ticket to the garage attendant in the booth near the entrance to pay before driving to the exit.
the Red or Green Line to Park Street.
up Park toward
the State House (gold dome) to Beacon Street. Turn left onto Beacon
and right onto
Joy Street. The Museum is located at 46 Joy Street.
Take the Blue
Line to Bowdoin Street Monday-Friday only 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. Cross
Cambridge Street, Turn right and walk one block and turn left on Joy Street.
MBTA Trip Planner for train and bus schedules, and other transportation options.
Black Heritage Trail® Tours
FREE GUIDED WALKING TOURS - SEASONAL
by Boston African
American National Historic Site (BOAF), National Park Service Interpretive Rangers: Click here for seasonal schedule.
SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOURS - YEAR ROUND
Maps available at MAAH Welcome Center (14A Beacon Street) or at the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center
For more information about tours departing from the Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial, seasonal group tours,
and tours from the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center, Call BOAF at 617.742.5415.
Facilities & Information
RESTROOMS, MAPS, INFORMATION,
AND WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Available at our Boston Campus
46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill
While you are there, please tour our National Historic Landmarks, view our exhibits, and don't forget to make