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African American Museum

3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1005
+1 214-565-9026
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Wonderful learning Experience

Nice way to learn about the history of African American Dallas history. More of a gallery then a... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
CruisinNana2015
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More of a gallery than museum

Nice location. Pleasant surroundings. The displays were nice, but some were fairly elementary or... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Mechelle K
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A museum celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the arts.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1005
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Reviewed 8 August 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.

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Reviewed 26 February 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

1  Thank Mechelle K
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Reviewed 5 January 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

2  Thank Qwerky2
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

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

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Reviewed 20 November 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 I especially appreciate the historical references to the African Americans in the dallas Fort Worth area .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

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

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

1  Thank Hogiepaw
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We were able to get in the second day of opening. It was great!!!! The first floor is newer stars/singers/athletes mixes in with showings of garments/ etc. It gets better as you go to different floors. Highly recommend

1  Thank sddeberry
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Every October. Was surprised how few African Americans know it exists. Each year is a surprise related to what condition we will find kitchen in. Will it be clean? Would you want to eat what is cooked in here. Working staff is iffy, year to...More

1  Thank GalapogasJim
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I were looking for free options in the city of Dallas and we immediately wanted to visit this place. The facility is beautiful and it has numerous exhibits as well as library. The people were very friendly and happy to be there....More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This museum has beautiful artwork. Staff was friendly and gave us a brief summary of what we would see. Not crowded at all so we could take our time. It's also free admission, but they take donations.

1  Thank Wigginsk
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