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Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum

4 Faneuil Hall Sq, Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-227-1638
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Must see at Faneul Hall

When visiting Quincy Market area of Boston, you must take the time to tour this military museum... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
PAMCLIFF77
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Boston, Massachusetts
Hidden History

Hidden in plain sight is a fantastic museum dedicated to the patriots who serve or are currently... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
brossidan
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Upton, Massachusetts
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Free Admission! The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts is the oldest chartered military organization in the western hemisphere. On display in the Museum are military artifacts, weaponry, uniforms, medals, and gifts to the company. Items span all conflicts from the Revolution to the battlefields of Desert Storm. A special display houses items from the Honorable Artillery Company of London. You will also notice as you tour items from the Swiss Guard. Special collections present the personal stories and materials for scholarship and research. Display cases showcase the uniform and Congressional Medal of Honor of Major George Maynard one of many recipients who have been a part of the AHAC. Also on display is an exhibit of President John F. Kennedy with the company roster opened to show his signature and a photograph of the president elect being interviewed by CBS. At the far end of the Armory are a very special set of stairs… the Stairway of the Constitution!
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4 Faneuil Hall Sq, Boston, MA 02109
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

When visiting Quincy Market area of Boston, you must take the time to tour this military museum located on the 4th floor of Faneul Hall that is definitely a hidden jewel of history. Artifacts from every military conflict from the 1600's that Massachusetts was involved...More

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Eric S, Manager at Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you! Your very kind to say such nice things about our museum

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Hidden in plain sight is a fantastic museum dedicated to the patriots who serve or are currently serving in our Armed Forces. Exhibits such as Medal of Honor recipients, President JF Kennedy and the Swiss Guards along with others are not to be missed. Its...More

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Eric S, Manager at Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

thank you!

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We are lucky enough to know one of the members who gave us a great tour of the place! So much history in here, laid out really well and comprehensively. As an added bonus, it's very conveniently located at Quincy Market, so we were able...More

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Eric S, Manager at Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks so much! E c s

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Who knew I'd see firearms, presidential signatures, history and a very cool horse saddle on the 4th floor of faniel hall. Quincy Market is a must go for any visitors, take the extra few minutes and go upstairs.

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Eric S, Manager at Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks for review

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

It’s amazing how much you can learn that’s right under your nose hidden at the AHAC museum! They have so many artifacts too with very enthusiastic people all excited about teaching, it’s a must if in the Boston area!

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Eric S, Manager at Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks so much!

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Very informative. This history on display is worth the time and visit. The displays are are arranged perfectly and gives you a great appreciation of the past.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We visited the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum. It's hidden away in the top of Faneuil Hall and contains items going all the way back before the revolution. The space is amazing and each of the items is carefully presented with clear explanations of...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This is a must stop in Boston for any history buff. So much to see in the museum! Amazing how many President have been apart of the organization that has been around since before the country’s founding.

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Eric S, Manager at Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you!

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company is the oldest charted military unit in the Western Hemisphere. Their members have been involved and every conflict that Massachusetts has been involved with since 1638. Their museum is located on top of Faneuil Hall, it's free, and it...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderful surprise within the walls of "The Cradle of Liberty." I've lived in Massachusetts for 35 years before being introduced to the fourth floor of Faneuil Hall and the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company. Stewards of their own History, and open for the world...More

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