Activities & Resources
Museum of African American History050in Boston, MA 02114
about Museum of African American History:
The Abiel Smith School, dedicated in 1835, was the first publicly funded grammar school built for African Americans. The school is an important stop along the Black Heritage Trail and also the centerpiece of the Museum of African American History. Parents and children will enjoy the print, video, and interactive exhibits. You'll also find a museum shop that offers a wide selection of books, prints, and other cultural artifacts.
The School also offers programs for children. Storytelling hour for parents and children is held on Tuesdays, special workshops for children grades three to five, and other special events are held throughout the year.
The African Meeting House is a national historic landmark and the site of the oldest standing black church building in the US. Also noteworthy: In 1832, the New England Anti-Slavery Society was founded here.