Join a Boston Athenæum
10 1/2 Beacon St
Art, History, Photoworthy
We cannot wait to show you what’s behind our beautiful red doors! Join one of our docents to experience the beauty of the Athenæum’s iconic building on a one-hour tour. Learn about the library’s history, its enduring home at 10½ Beacon Street, and its remarkable collections while walking through grand spaces and cozy nooks.
Join a Boston Athenæum docent for a tour focused on the history of the Athenæum, its iconic building, and its remarkable collections. Whether you are visiting for the first time or are a member who frequents the building, the stories are sure to fascinate you as you walk through the historic library.
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