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The African American Museum was built to preserve, display, interpret, and celebrate the culture and achievements of African Americans through art, photographs, government records, memorabilia and fashion.
The African American Museum was built to preserve, display, interpret, and celebrate the culture and achievements of African Americans through art, photographs, government records, memorabilia and fashion. With 4 galleries centred around the themes of the African Diaspora, the Philadelphia Story, and the Contemporary Narrative, the museum covers the broad story of African Americans, and also offers a peek into the local community in the city. Philadelphia was a major centre of the abolitionist movement, and the museum showcases its important role historically through the Civil War upto modern day.
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States
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