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Arab American National Museum

13624 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126-3519
+1 313-582-2266
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This is not to be missed.

We initially thought that we would spend an hour or so here. But we spent an entire afternoon. The... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
899herbb
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Madison, Wisconsin
Amazing architecture and history

As soon as you enter the door you are faced with the amazing architecture that celebrates the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
hzma
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West Orange, NJ
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The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is the first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture. Through its interactive hands-on exhibits, the AANM documents and presents the Arab American story. By bringing the voices and faces of Arab Americans to its audiences, the AANM affirms its commitment to dispel the many misconceptions about Arab Americans and other minorities.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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13624 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126-3519
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

We initially thought that we would spend an hour or so here. But we spent an entire afternoon. The museum is filled with interesting information on Arab Americans and their contributions to our culture. It is inexpensive and very educational. A bit less interesting for...More

Thank 899herbb
Reviewed 11 April 2017

As soon as you enter the door you are faced with the amazing architecture that celebrates the beauty of the arab world. There are art galleries, historical relics of the original arab immigrants to america as old as the 17 hundreds, who took part in...More

Thank hzma
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The space is quite lovely with high ceilings and daylight shining down. It did give an impression of a temple or mosque (not that I've been in one before). The lower level has static window exhibits highlighting Arab contributions to music, science, medicine, mathematics, exploration...More

1  Thank Daphne G
Reviewed 17 February 2017

If you like immigration stories this is the place to go. Highlights the arab americans immigrant story. Also explains many common american misunderstandings. Can be an eye opener for some. There are plenty of Arab Americans you know that you might not realize are of...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I particularly enjoyed the top floor modern history exhibits and the special exhibit in the basement featuring comic artist Leila Abdelrazaq. We found some great books in the gift shop, too.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This place is gorgeous! We loved our visit today for the free Christmas party. My kids enjoyed the scavenger hunt, and my girls loved their henna. Every single one of the staff/volunteers were friendly, personable, and helpful. For three kids who have a hard time...More

1  Thank JenBell1969
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The Museum provides good information about coming to America. However, it does not provide sufficient information as to what the people's lives were like prior to coming. There was no sequence to the information presented and it was disjointed. I understand this is an ongoing...More

Thank twidgetbeth
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Really enjoyed the displays and quiet in this small museum highlighting Arab history, religion, culture, food, etc. Lots of good information in a beautiful setting. I wish they had had some information on 9/11 and events thereafter which showed Arab support for the US. The...More

1  Thank judi m
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I am so glad I finally made time to visit! As a non-Arab, I have always been curious about Islam and the Middle East, and this museum is perfect place to gain an understanding of those questions. I recommend following the phone-guided tour at your...More

1  Thank Loud3
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The museum is well done to reflect the heritage of Arab Americans in America from the 19th century and beyond. Great interactive exhibit. Stop by the store for beautiful artifacts. It is a must for every visitor to Dearborn. It is the only and the...More

1  Thank Wissam C
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