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Armenian Library and Museum of America

65 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472    Map
(617) 926-2562


The one and only Armenian Library and Museum of America, or more commonly referred to by the community as ALMA. This is an absolute must visit for any Armenian, or non-Armenian, interested in the history, culture, people or any other aspect of Armenia and the Armenian people.

Founded in 1971, the museum is home to thousands of artifacts such as rugs, textiles, ancient coins, stamps, ceramics and much more. It also exhibits art works from Armenian artists from Armenia, as well as the United States and all over the world. Past exhibits have included works by Yousuf Karsh, Dr. Jack Kevorkian, and many others.

The library part of building, known as the Boyajian Library, consists of over 11,000 titles in English and Armenian. The library boasts a very large archive focusing on institutional records and personal papers of prominent individuals, as well as special collections including photographs, oral history tapes, sound recordings, music scores, memorabilia, pamphlets, and manuscripts.

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The John Baboian Quartet - Jan 23, 2009
Jack Kevorkian's artwork on display

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By Arsen D., February 23, 2018
This museums has a lot of historical items that left me speechless! All races should visit, but if you're Armenian you have to stop in and check it out. You... Read More...

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