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Arab American National Museum

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Address: 13624 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126
Phone Number: 313-582-2266
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is the first and only museum in...
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.
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My last day in the Detroit area and on my way to Detroit Metro Airport from Downtown. This museum I almost passed and didn't see but I was glad I did. Please take the time as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My last day in the Detroit area and on my way to Detroit Metro Airport from Downtown. This museum I almost passed and didn't see but I was glad I did. Please take the time as its $8.00 well spent as this museums size is misleading as there are 3 floors of art, history and sites.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Visited the museum during the recent Bank of America Museums on Us weekend. Why have I never visited this museum until now? Begins on ground floor with exhibits about Arab culture, art, food, music, and contributions to world history and progress, as well as Islam. Special exhibition gallery also on first floor. Downstairs is another gallery of changing exhibits. Upstairs... More 

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Riverview, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I went for a special event and am do impressions, I will definitely be back to spend more time. The inside is surprisingly open and large as well as beautifully adorned. Well worth visiting.

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Horton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We visited the museum today and learned a lot. The museum is easy to find, right on Michigan Ave in Dearborn. We discovered that there are many outstanding and accomplished Arab Americans, and a pleasant surprise is that a lot of them are women. It was very moving to read the stories of immigrants, coming to America with basically nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This was one of the many amazing places to visit in the area. People and staff are very helpful,kind,knowledgeable and very welcoming. Me and children had a beautiful afternoon. We learned alot about the arabic culture and we were amazed at how much the arabic community has contributed to the region. Great day. Thank you to all the welcoming staff... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Yalla means 'let's go' and this is a review of a walking food/cultural tour offered by the Arab American Museum. It cost $20 and was well worth every penny. We also received tickets to the museum as part of the tour, but I have not yet had a chance to visit it. There were about 20 in the group and... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What a gorgeous museum! Informative, Interactive and aesthetically pleasing. Dearborn, an ideal city for this museum, has a large and diverse Arab, Persian and Islamic community. There is an unmistaken international flavour throughout the neighbourhood. A couple of hours very well spent!

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We saw this museum by chance and it was fascinating. The building is handsome. The displays not only trace how Arabs came to America, where they settled and what they did/do, but give information on where they came from. This museum should be a must visit for Americans living in or visiting the Detroit area, especially in today's world. For... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If you have absolutely nothing to do this is a great stop...hidden and really interesting collections of Arab American artifacts and history...however the staff are extremely rude. They barely acknowledged us even though we made a small donation. With that attitude I can take my money somewhere else like the Ford Museum

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We made a point to go to this museum when we were looking for things to do in Detroit. It is off the beaten path, which is our kind of place. The building is beautifully designed, staff was welcoming, exhibits very informative and they had a lovely gift shop. Give yourself time because there is a lot to see. My... More 

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Additional Information about Arab American National Museum

Address: Address: 13624 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126
Phone Number: 313-582-2266
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Dearborn
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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