A Division of William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Massachusetts History
    Interactive exhibits bring history alive at the Commonwealth Museum

  • The Treasures Gallery
    Climate controlled cases display the Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights, “John Adams” Massachusetts Constitution of 1780, and unique royal charters.

  • Welcome!
    The Commonwealth Museum is located in the Massachusetts Archives Building, Columbia Point, Boston

Who were the Know Nothings? Great history makes a great story in our new museum podcast!