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armenian library  museum of america photoArmenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) houses the most extensive collection of Armenian artifacts in North America, with over 20,000 items, 20,000 books, 5,000 coins, 3,000 textiles, 930 rare books, 800 oral histories and 170 Armenian oriental rugs.

The building includes Bedoukian Hall, the main exhibit gallery, as well as several smaller side galleries, the research library, a contemporary art gallery, studio space, offices, meeting rooms, and climate-controlled vaults for the storage of rare and delicate pieces.

The museum hosts a number of events throughout the year. View their event calendar to see whats happening today.

Mesrop Boyajian Library
For those interested in acquiring in-depth knowledge about virtually every aspect of Armenian life, ALMA's Mesrop Boyajian Library is an invaluable resource. The Library features an extensive collection of books in Armenian, English and other languages. It also offers periodicals, poster, maps, calendars, sheet music, documents, early sound recordings and more, catalogued and in open stacks for easy use by students, researchers and the general public.

The Library's collection includes over 1,000 rare books. Of these, 200 titles were printed between AD1512 and AD1800, including five copies of the first printed (in Armenian) 'Amsterdam Bible' of 1666 AD.

What's happening at the Museum.

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Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1:00-5:00 PM
The Administrative Offices are open Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Non-Members: $7/person
Students and Seniors: $3/person
Members and Children under 12: Free.


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www.almainc.org/

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65 Main Street, 65 Main Street, MA, 02472 map
Phone: (617) 926-2562

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