Welcome to the Boston Athenæum, a member supported library, museum, and cultural center that everyone is invited to join. Curious? Come on in. See what you discover.
Visitors can spend a day exploring the Boston Athenæuem with a day-pass. Buy a Day Pass.
There’s always something new here. Book clubs, gallery talks, concerts, and panel discussions are just a few of our in-person and online events. View Upcoming Programs.
Experience our collections through the lens of exceptional curation and interpretation. Explore Exhibitions.
Take a Tour
Join us for an in-person or virtual tour of the art, architecture and collections of the Athenæum. Sign Up for a Tour.
Love Affects: A Concert by Castle of Our Skins
Art & Architecture Tour
Exhibition Opening: Materialia Lumina | Luminous Books
Old Things New Friends
5:30pm SOLD OUT & 7pmRegister
Holiday Pop-up Bookshop