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Boston African American National Historic Site

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Address: 14 Beacon St, Boston, MA
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This national historic site's 15 pre-Civil War structures include the...
This national historic site's 15 pre-Civil War structures include the African Meeting House.
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We did a self guided tour by downloading the National Park Service App for Boston. The Park Service Ranger was very helpful in guiding us through this process. The tour was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Waltham, Massachusetts

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We did a self guided tour by downloading the National Park Service App for Boston. The Park Service Ranger was very helpful in guiding us through this process. The tour was interesting through the App information. But everyone in our group wished we had signed up for the tour with the Park Service for a more detailed tour. We did... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

This site is not operated by the National Park Service, but there are rangers leading tours of the meeting house/school and walking tours of the neighborhood. There's an entrance fee (Federal Lands passes not accepted). Interesting film on third floor, nice changing photographic exhibit on second floor, and the restored meeting house is gorgeous. Do the walking tour and have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

This was a wonderful find - go the the museum at 46 Joy St. on Beacon Hill. The park rangers who staff the museum are incredibly knowledgeable and passionate. The exhibit in the museum is small but the video story upstairs which runs every 30 min or so gives you a thorough overview of the history of the Freedom movement... More 

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