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Boston African American National Historic Site

14 Beacon St, Boston, MA (Beacon Hill)
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Ranked #141 of 195 Attractions in Boston
Type: Historic Sites, National Parks, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This national historic site's 15 pre-Civil War structures include the African Meeting House.
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Type: Historic Sites, National Parks, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This national historic site's 15 pre-Civil War structures include the African Meeting House.

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Los Angeles, California
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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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