The African American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106- Map It
(215) 574-0380

AAA Editor Notes

The African American Museum in Philadelphia, n.w. corner of 7th and Arch sts., traces the history of African-American culture in the Americas and throughout the world. The special achievements of people of African descent are documented through documents, drawings and multimedia presentations. Temporary exhibits feature artifacts, clothing, diaries, furniture, photographs and works of art. The exhibit Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776-1876 recounts how people of African descent contributed to the cause of civil rights in Philadelphia. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$14; $10 (ages 4-12, ages 60+, physically impaired visitors, and students with ID).
Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 10-5 (also Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Sun. noon-5. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.