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Tubman African American Museum

340 Walnut St, Macon, GA
478/743-8544
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Ranked #11 of 21 Attractions in Macon
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
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- Jul 27, 2014
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is not a large museum but it is definitely a must see. It is great for a family but I also enjoyed it as a 50 year old single male. The history of the time comes alive.

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Navarre, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Good time lines and some great art work on display. The video shows were interesting too. Well set out.

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Clarksville, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I highly recommend taking a few hours and visiting this museum. Very interesting and educational. Well done, absolutely watch movie about the Crafts escape from slavery. Harriet Tubman was simply amazing. The people running this are as nice as they can be and helped us understand where things were in Macon.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I was pleasantly surpassed by this museum! The staff was extremely friendly. The day I visited they were changing over an exhibit, so a large portion of things were not up, but the permanent collection did not disappoint. I was expecting it to be solely work related to Tubman, but there was a good mixture of mediums and artwork of... More

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The photos and artifacts on display are incredible. In one photo during a garbage collector strike in the 60's a group of Black men wearing a sign stating: I am a man hits your heart strong. I wish all ages and all people could see the photo. There are some one of a kind gift shop options and a passionate... More

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Alexandria, VA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The museum is very small and the permanent display is quite limited. They do some excellent special exhibitions, though. I saw the one on Georgia chain gangs from the 1930s and it was superb.

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Macon, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I participated in a series of learning events at the Tubman. I learned about the Craft Couple who made history during the Civil War. I have lived in Middle Georgia for years and appreciated the opportunity to learn about people I had never heard of.

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Roswell, Georgia, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

More facts are crammed into this little museum than one can imagine. A fine tribute to a most interesting life.

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Macon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

took the kids here now they know about african roots and what there grandparent went though the lady working was soo nice answered all there questions no matter how big thank you for all your staffs time we will be back:)

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Southern California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

This museum deserves commentary. It has noteworthy memorabilia from the era of Harriet Tubman as well as items featuring her role as the Conductor of the Underground Railroad. To fully appreciate the information on display, reading is necessary of the various letters and presentations. There is a small gift shop with relevant literature and some souvenir items. And, I was... More

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