African American Museum

African American Museum

Center City East, Philadelphia
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  • Stephanie R.
    "Support our cultural institutions & bring a friend!"(4 Tips)
    Martelle P.
    "Definitely an amazing exhibit and a definite must see."(2 Tips)
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  • Martelle P.
    Martelle PittsOctober 21, 2016
    Definitely an amazing exhibit and a definite must see. The staff are all very helpful and make your experience exceptional.
  • Ivy Agnes N.
    Ivy Agnes NguyenJuly 1, 2015
    Lot to learn here at this excellent museum dedicated to black history. Definitely worth a visit when in the area.
  • Toshia A.
    Toshia AnneMarch 25, 2015
  • Sonja S.
    Sonja StrongarmNovember 12, 2014
    Stephen Hayes' Cash Crop was strikingly memorable
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    Christopher BerriosJanuary 20, 2014
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  • Yetta B.
    Yetta BungieJuly 7, 2013
    A must see when coming to Philadelphia! Very historical
  • Ms.Rae G.
    Ms.Rae GradyJune 4, 2013
    The staff is friendly..
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RenéeFebruary 22, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Support our cultural institutions & bring a friend!
  • BET
    BETJanuary 31, 2013
    Museum houses and interprets the life and work of African Americans. Celebrate Black History by checking out amazing African American contributions:
  • Visit Philly
    Visit PhillyMay 1, 2012
    The PHLASH trolley runs Fri, Sat & Sun from 10-6 pm May-October 28, 2012. Just head to stops 2 or 18, buy a $2 ticket & you'll be on your way to seeing more of Philadelphia's attractions and museums. Read more
  • Stephanie B.
    Stephanie Burg-BrownMarch 24, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The museum collects & preserves rare, unique & primary materials that document the history, literature, politics, and culture of peoples of African descent in Philadelphia and throughout the Americas
  • visitPA
    visitPAOctober 28, 2011
    This museum will enlighten you culturally and intellectually through their exhibitions, programs, art, history and by telling the story of African Americans in all its permutations.
  • NBC Philadelphia
    NBC PhiladelphiaAugust 14, 2011
    The museum opened in 1976 in celebration of the Bicentennial and has grown to include 400,000 artifacts. It's the first museum funded and built by a city to preserve African American culture. Read more
  • The Grio
    The GrioJanuary 29, 2011
    The first institution built by a major United States city dedicated to the lives of African-Americans, this museum has various events throughout the year concerning the civil rights movement. Read more
  • Rosemarie P.
    Rosemarie PenaJanuary 2, 2010
    Simply wonderful & Informative. Read more
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