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African American Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Unique memorial experience

Ecological and architectural masterpiece with very clever and mise en ways to display memory. Food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kenza T
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Beautiful Folk Art Collection!

We loved the folk art collection and the exhibit on the history of North Dallas was very... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Nicole H
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2 weeks ago
“Unique memorial experience”
14 Sep 2018
“Beautiful Folk Art Collection!”
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A museum celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the arts.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1005
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+1 214-565-9026
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ecological and architectural masterpiece with very clever and mise en ways to display memory. Food is very good!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kenza T
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We loved the folk art collection and the exhibit on the history of North Dallas was very interesting. Beautiful building and great exhibit for a relatively short visit. Excellent experience, especially considering it was free! The proprietor of the museum was very helpful and gave...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicole H
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I, in our attempt to allow my boys to experience more cultural events, decided to do a tour of this museum while in Dallas. What amazes me it's just how much history was in this small Museum tucked away on a little-known...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Tyrone W M
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Took a trip back to D.C. just to visit the new African American museum! It was amazing but it could've been better. You will enjoy the museum,the only museum that means anything to me from there!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Robert's W
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Nice way to learn about the history of African American Dallas history. More of a gallery then a museum but still a good learning experience.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank CruisinNana2015
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Nice location. Pleasant surroundings. The displays were nice, but some were fairly elementary or simple. I was most impressed with the Facing the Rising Sun exhibit. It had audio and video that made it very informative. It can become hard to hear when there are...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Mechelle K
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

December marked my second visit to this new museum. I went with a couple of friends and my Mom. We went late morning on a weekday so it was not too crowded. The first comment I have is that this is a wonderful museum filleed...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank Qwerky2
Reviewed December 14, 2016

The gentleman at the front desk was so nice, knowledgeable, and helpful! The exhibits were great. Especially the Sepia exhibit!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank chayiljewel
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

What a remarkable experience! We took a group of teenagers and the guided tour with Mr. Lindsey was very informative . I especially appreciate the historical references to the African Americans in the dallas Fort Worth area . Sometimes are definitely left out of our...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Alaster83
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Rotating exhibits, history of important areas of Dallas, very well done, lovely building, informative staff

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Hogiepaw
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