The West End Museum is a neighborhood museum located at 150 Staniford Street, in Boston, Massachusetts in a 4000 square foot space on the ground floor of West End Place (and Lomasney Way).Add The West End Museum and other attractions to your Boston trip itinerary using our Boston day trip planning app.
The primary purpose of the West End Museum is to operate and maintain a neighborhood museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston. The Museum acknowledges its role as an educational institution and a trustee of significant material culture.
"The Last Tenement" (permanent exhibit)
Fall 2015 Exhibitions:
Dewey Defeats Truman/The Housing Act of 1949
Indelebile Italia by Giselle Valdes
The West End Museum Reviews
Now featuring a fascinating exhibit on the Howard Athenaeum, a once respectable theater that became a notorious burlesque house in the early twentieth century. The Howard had a long history which... more »
Well worth hunting out! An interesting account and display about the West End of Boston before it was bull dozed to make way for modern buildings. Lots about the immigrants who settled in the area... more »
Well told story of urban renewal gone wrong. We were fortunate to have a docent who lived and went to school there. Small, free museum, although donations accepted.
Very nice, small, but lots of info and pictures telling the story of the West End neighborhood of Boston.
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