Armenian Museum of America

65 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472- Map It
Phone: (617) 926-2562

AAA Editor Notes

Armenian Museum of America is .3 mi. s.w. on Church St., then .1 mi. e. to 65 Main St. Said to house the most extensive collection of Armenian artifacts in North America, the museum details the history and culture of Armenians through books, photographs, textiles, documents, coins, folk costumes, musical instruments and artwork. The Armenian Genocide: In Memoriam exhibit provides information about the World War I extermination of the Armenians by the Turkish government. The library contains oral history tapes and more than 1,000 rare books.
$7; $3 (students with ID and senior citizens); free (ages 0-16).
Hours: Museum Thurs.-Sun. noon-6. Library by appointment. Closed major holidays, Armenian Christmas (Jan. 6) and Armenian Easter (varying Sun. in Apr.). Allow 1 hour minimum.