When You Go: Walking Tours
Boston African American National Historic Site
Black Heritage Trail guided tours Memorial Day-Labor Day Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m.; Labor Day-Memorial Day Mon.-Sat. 2 p.m. and by appt.; free. Meet at Shaw Memorial, jct. Beacon and Park Sts., across from State House.
Self-guided tours available from the Museum of African American History (which consists of the African Meeting House and Abiel Smith School). Brochure and map available at the museum’s Welcome Center (which is also the NPS Visitor Center) in the Smith School. Mon.-Sat. 10-4; free. The African Meeting House is currently undergoing restoration; guided tours of the restoration work and access to the museum’s exhibit galleries in the Smith School are available.
46 Joy St. 617-725-0022; afroammuseum.org