Admission: Free! 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. 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 is the Stairway of the Constitution on which there are 13 risers with brass plaques and flags from the original signatory states. We hope to inspire generations of the lessons learned of those who showed the utmost in optimism, courage and sacrifice in the building of this nation. No tour of Boston is complete without a visit to the AHAC!

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Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company: Museum & Library

617 227 1638

Ahac, Armory, Fourth Floor, Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA 02109

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  • Wreath Laying Mount Feake Cemetery

    Each year the First Lieutenant of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company (AHAC) is responsible for laying a wreath at...

    Wed, May 25, 2022

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  • June Day. Drum Head Election. Governor Mass Issues Commissions

    June Day - First Monday in June Election of Officers & Sergeants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Bring...

    Mon, Jun 6, 2022

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  • 4th of July: Reading of the Declaration of Independence

    Start your July 4th Holiday by observing the AHAC Fourth of July Parade and witnessing the reading of the Declaration...

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  • Thanksgiving Parade. Plymouth Parade

    Bring the entire family to the Thanksgiving Day Parade! In November, the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company participates in the...

    Sat, Nov 19, 2022

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    Grand Union Flag Raising - First Flag Raising A Reenactment of the Raising of America's First Flag Every New Year's...

    Sun, Jan 1, 2023

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