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Open House

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Registration is NOT required

Visit the Athenæum on Saturday, September 12 from 9am-4pm, for a free day the whole family will enjoy.

Learn more about the Athenæum's history, its collections, and its National Historic Landmark home at 10½ Beacon Street. Whether you are a long-time member, or have never stepped behind the building's red leather doors, you are bound to learn something new about the institution, and the benefits and services provided.

Advance Registration for this event concluded at 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 10, 2015.  Same-day, on-site registration is available, but may require wait times.


Visit here to learn more about the Open House, including what to expect during your visit.

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Most programs held in the Bayard Henry Long Room on the Athenaeum's first floor are amplified and assistive listening devices are available for patron use.

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To request ASL interpretation services for any of the Athenaeum's programs, please contact Hannah Weisman at 617-720-7617 or