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African American Museum, Philadelphia

African American Museum - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
African American Museum
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106Map
+1 215 574 0380
Neighborhood: Center City
Overview

The African American Museum is famous for carefully preserving and analyzing the pictorial and material culture and heritage of the African Americans. Over so many years of efforts, the museum has stored about 5 lac objects, images, documents, dressings, pictures and books of the natives. Major events held here are Celebrate Africa 2008!, Discover Greatness, AAMP Art and Quilters' Roundtable. Generally, on Saturdays, there are Family Days which feature face painting, story telling sessions, choreographed dances and projecting films. Local artists put on their beautiful art-work based on lives of entertainers, politicians and freedom fighters.

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African American Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday to Saturday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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