African American Museums
African American Museum
The African American Museum, a vital component of the culture of Cleveland provides enriching, educational enlightenment for all people, from pre-schoolers to senior citizens.
African American Museum of the Arts (AAMA)
The African American Museum of the Arts in Deland, Florida is a not for profit arts facility dedicated to providing artistic excellence that reflects primarily the culture of African Americans and Caribbean Americans and providing opportunity in the fields of visual, literary and performing arts while encouraging interaction with community members through on-site and outreach exhibitions, presentations and performances.
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute takes its visitors on one of this nation’s most significant journeys by capturing the spirit and courage of countless individuals who, during the 1950’s and 1960’s, dared to confront the bigotry and racial discrimination of American society.
Black History Resource Center
The mission of the Black History Resource Center in Alexandria, Virginia, is to enrich the lives of Alexandria’s residents and visitors, to foster tolerance and understanding among all cultures and to stimulate appreciation for the diversity of the African American experience.
Boston African American
Located in the heart of Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, the site includes 15 pre-Civil War structures relating to the history of Boston’s 19th century African-American community, including the African Meeting House, the oldest standing African-American church in the United States.
California African American Museum
Exhibits of African American art, history and culture in Los Angeles, California
Dunbar House State Historic Site Home of Paul Laurence Dunbar
Renowned African-American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar rose from a poor childhood in Dayton to international acclaim as a writer and as an effective voice for equality and justice for African-Americans.
DuSable Museum of African American History
Founded in 1957 by Margaret & Charles G. Burroughs on the south side of Chicago
Museum of Afro American History Boston
A not-for-profit history institution dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans during the colonial period in New England.
National Civil Rights Museum
Visit this museum in Memphis, Tennessee. Offers exhibits of the Civil Rights Movement in America
The Acacia Collection
The Acacia Collection in Savannah, Georgia is unlike any museum experience anywhere in the world, because each artifact was made and used by African Americans…and so there is an important craft, lesson and artisan story behind every piece of material art.
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
Founded in 1976, this museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the material and intellectual culture of African Americans in Philadelphia, the Delaware Valley, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Americas.
The Anacostia Museum & Center for African American History
In Washington, D.C. the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of African American history and culture, explores American history, society and creative expression from an African American perspective.
The Black History Museum and Cultural Center
This Museum in Richmond, Virginia seeks to become a permanent repository for visual, oral and written records and artifacts commemorating the lives and accomplishments of Blacks in Virginia.
Tubman African American Museum
Visit this museum in Macon, Georgia with exhibits dedicated in honor of Harriet Tubman.
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Founded in 1965. The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History exists to serve Metropolitan Detroit and national communities by providing exceptional exhibitions and programs based on outstanding collections and research that explore the diversity of African American history and culture.
African American Museums