Boston is home to some of the world's most notable museums. But the city also hosts some lesser-known institutions of collective preservation, including one of the oldest military museums on the continent and one of the nation's most prominent repositories of African-American history.
This map pinpoints these and others, many of them free and all of them perfect for fall afternoons and weekends.
- Beacon Hill in two hours: What to see when you don't have all day [Curbed Boston]
- Charlestown in two hours: What to see when you don't have all day [Curbed Boston]