If you're interested in exploring the rich history of Boston's West End neighborhood, visit the West End Museum located just a short walk from the Haymarket and North Station T stops. Founded in 2003, the museum is dedicated to documenting the history of the West End of Boston especially the immigrant era which dates approximately from 1880 to the redevelopment of the area by the government's urban renewal project in 1958. Step inside and the passionate staff will happily guide you through a tour of fascinating personal photographs, objects and documented oral histories. While there is no official gift shop, t-shirts are available for purchase, along with copies of the book "The Last Tenement: Confronting Community and Urban Renewal in Boston's West End." Admission to the museum is free for all.
- Hours: Tues - Fri, noon - 3pm; Sat - Mon, closed
- Handicap Accessible: Ramp to entrance
- Founding Date: 2003
- Ticket information: Admission to the museum is free.
- Private parties: Yes
- Parking: On-street: metered, Paid lot
- Guided tours?: Yes
- Guided tour languages: English
- Cameras allowed?: Yes