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A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
- Information about the African American labor history museum located in Chicago, with traveling exhibit schedule and gift shop.
The Acacia Collection Gallery and Museum
- Features a rich collection of African American artifacts, including textiles, tools, and art. Located in Savannah, GA.
The African American Firefighter Museum
- Dedicated to collecting, conserving and sharing the heritage of African American firefighters. Information on education programs, organizations, museum history, and links to resources. Located in Los Angeles.
African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey
- General and visitor information, news, events, and programs. Located in Newtonville.
African American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa
- Offer exhibits on the history of African and African Americans in the United States, with emphasis on Iowa. Includes a virtual tour, details of exhibits, events, memberships, admission rates, volunteer opportunities, hours.
African American Museum
- Devoted to the preservation and display of artistic, cultural and historical materials, including an folk art collection. Includes exhibit details, events, a staff directory, memberships, an admission policy, hours, and directions. Located in Dallas, Texas, United States.
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
- Displays about the political, religious, family life, Civil Rights movement, arts and entertainment, sports, medicine, architecture, law and technology of African Americans.
The African American Museum of Cleveland
- Founded for the preservation and dissemination of information regarding the contributions of individuals of African descent.
The African American Museum of the Arts
- Located in DeLand, Florida, houses a revolving gallery where visitors will find works of both established and emerging artists.
The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
- A collection of art, artifacts and material culture objects that document the artistic expressions and history of African Americans. Located in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Anacostia Community Museum
- Museum and center for African American history and culture. Located in Washington, DC.
Archives of African American Music and Culture
- Includes oral histories, photographs, musical and print manuscripts, audio and video recordings, and educational broadcast programs, at Indiana University in Bloomington.
B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center
- General and visitor information, news, events, and exhibits. Located in Indianola, Mississippi.
Bessie Smith Cultural Center
- A collection of multi-media presentations, rare artifacts, African Art, original sculptures, paintings, musical recordings and local Black newspapers. Includes admission fees, hours and directions. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
- Located in Alabama as a center for education and discussion about civil and human rights issues.
Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia
- Historical information, upcoming events, music, heroes, and stories located at Dartmouth.
Boston African American National Historic Site
- Comprised of 15 pre-Civil War structures in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood. Information on activities, downloadable PDF maps and directions to the area are provided.
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
- Preserves, promotes and perpetuates the history, tradition and contributions of the Buffalo Soldiers toward the development and defense of the United States of America. Provides history and photo gallery. Located in Houston, Texas.
The Calaboose African American History Museum
- San Marcos museum offers a look at the roles African Americans have filled in law, medicine, science and exploration.
California African-American Museum
- Treasures of African American art, history and culture. Located in Los Angeles.
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
- Located in Detroit, Michigan and features exhibit galleries, a theater, classrooms, a research library, multi-purpose rooms and a museum store.
DuSable Museum of African American History
- America's foremost museum of African American history. Founded in 1957 by Dr. Margaret T. and Charles G. Burroughs on the south side of Chicago.
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center
- Gallery and online exhibits, programs, schedule, events calendar, theater, and museum history. Located in Austin, Texas.
Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia
- Features 4,000-piece collection of racist artifacts. Visitation is offered only as part of a university-approved academic course, workshop, or seminar. Located in Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan.
The Kansas African American Museum
- General information, directions, and gallery. Located in Wichita.
Lawnside Historical Society, Inc.
- Nonprofit caretaker of the Peter Mott House in Lawnside, New Jersey, an African-American history museum that was a station along the Underground Railroad. Describes board of directors, membership, events, and details about visiting.
Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
- Promotes the legacy of the educator Ms. Lucy Craft Laney through art and history. Includes details of exhibits, calendar, special programs, hours of operation, admission fees and directions. Located in Augusta, Georgia.
Museum of Afro-American History
- Museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans. Located in Boston and Nantucket.
The Museum of Black Innovations & Inventions
- Traveling exhibits featuring Blacks from the past and the present include patent designs, personal letters, rare photos, motivational posters, and video documentaries. Includes partnerships, opportunities and an online gift shop. Located in Brooklyn, New York.
The Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists
- Contemporary and historical expressive arts from the global Black world. Located in Boston, Massachusetts.
The National Civil Rights Museum
- Offers an overview of the civil rights movement in exhibit form. Located in Memphis, Tennessee.
National Cowboys of Color Museum and Hall of Fame
- Virtual tour, overview and contact information. Located in Fort Worth, Texas.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
- Offers interactive educational programs to promote an understanding of slavery and the resistance movements, includes movies, donation details, a virtual tour, and upcoming events. Located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Reflections in Black Museum
- Traveling exhibits focus on the accomplishments from many Black professionals. Includes a history of the organization, details of programs and contacts. Located in Northfield, Ohio, United States.
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
- Dedicated to sharing the courageous journeys toward freedom and self-determination made by African American Marylanders. Information about the facility, directors, staff, Reginald F Lewis and a photo gallery.
River Road African American Museum
- Exhibits, tour, and general information. Located in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Slave Relic Museum
- Exhibits artifacts that were made and used by enslaved Africans from 1750 to the mid 1800's. Includes photo tour, calendar of events, hours, admission fees, and directions. Located in Walterboro, South Carolina.
Tubman African American Museum
- Located in Macon, Georgia, was founded in 1981 and named in honor of Harriet Tubman, but is dedicated to educating people about all aspect of African American art, history and culture.
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