The largest museum in New England that is, according to its website, “dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans”, the Museum of African American History (MAAH) has several sites in Massachusetts.  It owns two historic sites: the African Meeting House and the Abiel Smith School in Boston and the African Meeting House and the Florence Higginbotham House on Nantucket. 

The MAAH also consists of sites on the Black Heritage Trail® walking tour.  There are two trails, one in Boston and one on Nantucket, of the Museum and those who walk them are led by a tour guide.  Also available are private and self-guided tours.