Commonwealth Museum

220 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125- Map It
(617) 727-9268

AAA Editor Notes

Commonwealth Museum, in the State Archives Building at 220 Morrissey Blvd., displays rare documents and other items from the vaults of the Massachusetts Archives. State-of-the-art interactive exhibits and a theater detail the state's Colonial, Revolutionary, Civil War and 19th-century history. Tracing our Roots further describes Massachusetts' past through four families with different backgrounds: Native American, English, Irish and Italian.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-4:45, Sat.-Sun. 9-3, Apr.-Oct.; Mon.-Fri. 9-4:45, rest of year. Closed major holidays.