African Burial Ground National Monument

Monument / Landmark and Historic Site
Downtown Manhattan, New York
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  • The Grio
    "site contains the remains of hundreds"(3 Tips)
    Elly F.
    "Visit the visitor center and get a tour of the entire grounds!"(2 Tips)
    James C.
    "Great museum."(4 Tips)
    Ariel A.
    "... as well as admire the monument"(2 Tips)
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  • BET
    BETJanuary 31, 2013
    Preserves a site containing the remains of more than 400 Africans buried during the late 17th & 18th C. See some great accomplishments by African Americans over the years: http://bet.us/BHM
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYMay 10, 2012
    This site contains the known remains of more than 400 enslaved and free Africans buried here between 1690 and 1794.
  • Aidah Z.
    Aidah Z. M.January 31, 2015
    Whether your visiting NYC, a native of the 5 boroughs or seeker of all things culture/history this museum is dynamic. Do yourself a favor, don't just take my word for it.
  • BET
    BETFebruary 21, 2013
    Both free and enslaved Africans were laid to rest in the 6.6-acre burial ground. See great examples of African-Americans' contributions to us all: http://bet.us/BHM
  • Ariel A.
    Ariel AfiJuly 23, 2011
    Be sure to go inside to read the history of the burial mound as well as admire the monument
  • Elly F.
    Elly FMay 30, 2011
    Amazing! A must see place for any New Yorker. Visit the visitor center and get a tour of the entire grounds!
  • The New York Daily News
    PHOTO: Steelwork completed in 1933 on the 39 story US Federal Court House at Foley Square, Reade and Center Streets. Looking from Duane and Broadway. View photo at the link! Read more
  • Eva
    EvaDecember 19, 2014
    One of the most impressive sites of NY - don't forget the small exhibition.
  • James C.
    James CMarch 17, 2015
    Great museum. Check it out for a great story.
  • Laurent B.
    Laurent BouinMay 9, 2012
    The museum next doesn't worth it, just take some time to see the monument.
  • The Grio
    The GrioJanuary 27, 2011
    This site contains the remains of hundreds of Africans buried during the 17th and 18th centuries. Read more
  • NZingha R.
    NZingha Ra`inApril 14, 2013
    Talk to Ranger Doug to get the full story. He is amazing he made me cry.
  • Eddie R.
    Eddie R.September 13, 2011
    A quietly powerful reminder of the shame of our nation
  • Dora
    DoraJuly 23, 2010
    Go to the Visitors Center (290 Broadway) and ask about the Children’s Story Time program. Powered by ParentsConnect.com
  • Jacob S.
    Jacob ShemkovitzAugust 27, 2013
    Burial site in Lower Manhattan of over 400 Africans from the 17th and 18th centuries
  • Public Art Fund
    Public Art FundNovember 2, 2011
    #StaffPick for a local historical spot.
  • elle 💋
    elle 💋June 1, 2011
    Awesome find to help me feel centered and balanced.
  • Barbara G.
    Barbara GoodwinMarch 22, 2012
    my grandfather cuff eubanks born in 1833 was a slavery in va, missippiss
  • Uwvie O.
    Uwvie ObodoSeptember 24, 2015
    This memorial is very well done
  • Barbara G.
    Barbara GoodwinMarch 22, 2012
    my grandfather father mother militie eubanks was a slavery born in 1810 in va
  • Sandra C.
    Sandra ChevalierFebruary 2, 2011
    Nice! This is a cool place, lol
  • Isabel V.
    Isabel ValeroAugust 13, 2015
    Un museo muy interesante apenas conocido por los turistas. Es gratis!
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