Quincy History Museum at Quincy Historical Society

The Adams Academy, built of Quincy granite, is an early and important example of Gothic revival architecture in America. Endowed by John Adams as a preparatory school for boys, it was built on the site where the legendary patriot John Hancock was born. Now home to the Quincy Historical Society whose museum showcases the city’s history from Native American times up through the early 21st century and archives are a major resource for information on local and area history. The collection includes books, pamphlets, manuscripts, images, maps, audio and moving-image recordings covering the full range of Quincy history with particular interest in Adams family ephemera, the Quincy granite industry, Quincy shipbuilding, and genealogy.

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1144

Associated Events

Monday, May 28, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm