Longyear Museum, conveniently located just outside Boston and easily accessible by public transportation, offers exhibits, publications, and programs about the life of Mary Baker Eddy, one of America’s most noted women, as well as tours of several houses where she once lived. Mrs. Eddy discovered Christian Science in 1866 and spent over 40 years making her discovery known through healing, writing, and teaching. The Longyear Museum collections - including paper documents, photographs, art, and artifacts, ranging from the smallest tintype photo to the largest house - serve as evidence of Mrs. Eddy’s life and work for current and future generations.

LONGYEAR MUSEUM is an independent historical museum dedicated to advancing the understanding of the life and work of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer, Founder, and Leader of Christian Science.
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  • 2017 Junior Class Trip

    June 19, 2017

    A trip summary of our week-long program in May for 60 high school students.

  • [Video] Missionaries for Christian Science: The Farlow Family

    June 13, 2017
    In May 1889, Mary Baker Eddy concluded her final Normal class in Boston, and subsequently closed the Massachusetts Metaphysical College. During the 1880s, she had been teaching men and women from near and far in the practice of Christian Science healing.
  • You’re invited to stop by and see us!

    May 31, 2017

    Are you visiting Boston this June? Consider including Longyear in your plans! The Museum will be offering special guided tours of three of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses in Massachusetts.