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About Us

Since 1877 The Old South Association in Boston has preserved the 1729 Old South Meeting House as a busy museum, treasured National Historic Landmark and an active center for civic dialogue and free expression for 139 years.

The Old South Association in Boston is a private nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization, and as such receives no ongoing federal, state, or local funding in support of its mission to preserve this iconic building and keep it in active use. We depend on the support of our visitors, members, donors, volunteers and sponsors. Thank you for your support!

Old South Meeting House is:

  • An official site in Boston National Historical Park, a National Park
  • An official site on Boston's Freedom Trail, a red brick line connecting Boston's revolutionary sites
  • A National Historic Landmark
  • A Massachusetts Cultural Council UP organization, dedicated to Universal Participation