Museum News

  • wem_oral_history_project Oral History Video Project - We’re featuring videos of original and former West Enders sharing their remembrances. Check them out and learn how you can take part …
  • Exhibit: The Last Tenement - “The Last Tenement” exhibition, originally set up in 1992 at the Old State House by the Bostonian Society through a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities and relocated to the West End Museum in 2006, is now permanently housed in its own dedicated 1100 square foot space. The exhibit documents the history of […]
  • The New York Streets: Boston's First Urban Renewal Project The New York Streets: Boston’s First Urban Renewal Project - February 21 through Fall 2017 Opening Reception on February 21, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. @ The West End Museum. Prior to the demolition of Boston’s old West End, another vibrant, multi-ethnic neighborhood of tenement houses and mom-and-pop shops fell victim to so-called ‘urban […]
  • One of Eli Tarlin's West End properties; 15 Poplar Street, Boston Under the Wrecking Ball: A West End Landlord - February 21 through Fall 2017 @ The West End Museum Opening Reception on February 21, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Featuring photographs from a collection donated by Ira Tarlin, Under the Wrecking Ball: A West End Landlord depicts the West End at the time […]
  • west_end_social_nov_2016 Last West End Social of 2016 - Saturday, November 12th 12 – 3 PM @ The West End Museum Cost: FREE Former and current West Enders, your family and friends are all welcome at this gathering of our community—the final Social of the year. It’s a chance to meet, mingle and enjoy the people and history of our neighborhood. We want you […]