Historical Sites

List of African American museums preservation of culture

These museums are commonly known as African American museums. According to scholar Raymond Doswell, an African-American museum is "an institution established for the preservation of African-derived culture."

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List of museums

NameCityStateFounded
A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Chicago Illinois 2005  
African American Civil War Memorial Museum Washington D.C. 1999  
African American Multicultural Museum Scottsdale Arizona 2005  
African American Museum Dallas Texas 1974 150px Dallas African American Museum 1
African American Museum and Library at Oakland Oakland California 1994 African American Museum and Library at Oakland (2008)
African American Museum in Cleveland, The Cleveland Ohio 1956 150px Afommus
African American Museum in Philadelphia Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1976 150px African American Museum in Phila
African American Museum of Iowa Cedar Rapids Iowa 2003 150px African American Museum of Iowa
African American Museum of Nassau County Hempstead New York 1970
African American Museum of the Arts DeLand Florida 1994 150px Deland AAMA01
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum Jersey City New Jersey 1984 150px Greenville Library n museum 1841 JFKB jeh
Alabama State Black Archives Research Center and Museum Huntsville Alabama 1990  
Alexandria Black History Museum Alexandria Virginia 1987  
America's Black Holocaust Museum Milwaukee Wisconsin 1988 150px America's Black Holocaust Museum
Anacostia Museum Washington D.C. 1967 150px Anacostia Museum B&W
August Wilson Center for African American Culture Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 2006
Banneker-Douglass Museum Annapolis Maryland 1984 150px Mt Moriah Jul 09
Baton Rouge African American Museum Baton Rouge Louisiana 2001 African American Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Birmingham Alabama 1992 150px Sixteenth Street Baptist Church section of the Milestone exhibition gallery in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Black American West Museum & Heritage Center Denver, Colorado Colorado 1971  
Black History 101 Mobile Museum Detroit Michigan 1995  
Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia Richmond Virginia 1988  
Bontemps African American Museum Alexandria Louisiana 1988  
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Topeka Kansas 2004  
California African American Museum Los Angeles California 1981  
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Detroit Michigan 1965 150px Museum of African American History
Clemson Area African American Museum Clemson South Carolina 2002 Clemson Area African American Museum
Creole Heritage Folk Life Center Opelousas Louisiana 1970s (early)  
Crispus Attucks Museum Indianapolis Indiana 1998  
Delta Cultural Center Helena Arkansas 1991  
Dorchester Academy and Museum Midway Georgia 2004  
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum St. Petersburg Florida 2006  
DuSable Museum of African American History Chicago Illinois 1960 The DuSable Museum
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Washington D.C. 1962 150px Frederick Douglass House
George Washington Carver Museum Phoenix Arizona 1980  
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center Austin Texas 1980  
George Washington Carver Museum, The Tuskegee Alabama 1941  
Great Blacks in Wax Museum Baltimore Maryland 1983  
Great Plains Black History Museum Omaha Nebraska 1975 Webster Telephone Exchange Afro American Museum, North Omaha
Idaho Black History Museum Boise Idaho 1995  
International Civil Rights Center and Museum Greensboro North Carolina 2010  
Isaac Scott Hathaway Museum at Lexington History Center Lexington Kentucky 2002 150px Lexington History Center, (old Fayette County Kentucky courthouse)
John E. Rogers African American Cultural Center Hartford Connecticut 1991  
John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History and Culture Tallahassee Florida 1996 150px Tallahassee FL Riley House02
Kansas African-American Museum Wichita Kansas 1997  
L.E. Coleman African-American Museum Halifax County, Virginia Virginia 2005  
LaVilla Museum Jacksonville Florida 1999  
Legacy Museum of African American History Lynchburg Virginia 2000  
Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site Visitors Center Atlanta Georgia 1996  
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site Washington D.C. 1979 150px Mary McLeod Bethune Council House
Mary McLeod Bethune Home Daytona Beach Florida 1956 150px Daytona Beach Bethune house02
Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum Culver City California 2010  
Minnesota African American History Museum and Cultural Center Minneapolis Minnesota   150px Amos B. Coe House
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Jackson Mississippi 2017  
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Little Rock Arkansas 2008  
Muhammad Ali Center Louisville Kentucky 2005 150px AliCenter
Museum of African American History & Abiel Smith School Boston Massachusetts 1964 150px Abiel Smith School
Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco California 2005 150px Museum of the African Diaspora
National African American Archives and Museum Mobile Alabama 1992 150px National African American Archives Mobile
National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center Wilberforce Ohio 1987  
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Atlanta Georgia 2014  
National Center of Afro-American Artists Roxbury Massachusetts 1969  
National Civil Rights Museum Memphis Tennessee 1991  
National Museum of African American History and Culture Washington D.C. 2015 150px NMAAHC construction sign 2012 02 24
National Museum of African American Music Nashville Tennessee 2013  
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Cincinnati Ohio 2004 150px NationalUndergroundRailroadFreedomCenter
National Voting Rights Museum Selma Alabama 1991  
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Kansas City Missouri 1990 150px Nlbmandjazz
New Orleans African American Museum New Orleans Louisiana 1988 150px MeilleurGoldthwaiteHouseFrontB
Nicodemus National Historic Site Nicodemus Kansas 1996 150px Nicodemus
Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum Monroe Louisiana 1994  
Northwest African American Museum Seattle Washington 2008 150px Seattle NAAM 05
Old Dillard Museum Fort Lauderdale Florida 1995 150px Ft Laud FL Old Dillard High School01
Oran Z's Black Facts and Wax Museum Los Angeles California 2000  
Paul R. Jones Collection of African American Art Newark Delaware 2004  
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture Baltimore Maryland 2005  
River Road African American Museum Donaldsonville Louisiana 1994  
Slave Mart Museum Charleston South Carolina 1938 150px Old slave mart facade sc1
Smith-Robertson Museum and Cultural Center Jackson Mississippi 1984  
Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum Tallahassee Florida 1976 150px CarnegieLibraryTLH
St. Rita's Black History Museum New Smyrna Beach Florida 1999 150px New Smyrna Saint Rita Mission
Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum Hammond Louisiana 2005 150px Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum 2010Jan16
Tubman African American Museum Macon Georgia 1981  
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Tuskegee Alabama 2008 150px Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Weeksville Heritage Center Brooklyn New York 2005  
Wells'Built Museum Orlando Florida 2009 150px Orlando Wellsbuilt Hotel01

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