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Tubman African American Museum

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Address: 340 Walnut St, Macon, GA
Phone Number: 478/743-8544
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Enjoyed the history

A stop that was nothing but educational and well worth it. Not the largest and some things were being transferred to the new location but the items were great. They hope the new... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Bay Village, Ohio
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Bay Village, Ohio
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169 reviews 169 reviews
78 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A stop that was nothing but educational and well worth it. Not the largest and some things were being transferred to the new location but the items were great. They hope the new locale will allow them to expand even more and give a wider range of African American history.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A great place to check out. Full of a lot of history. Walking through the section that housed items that were either invented by African Americans or items that they contributed to was quite amazing to me. I couldn't even begin to count how many times I said "I did not know that". Don't pass this place up!

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St Paul, MN
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were fortunate to tag onto a third grade class field trip. The Director of Education, Tonya Parker, was excellent describing the culture to the students in a way that was educational to them as well as us. The other employees were just super also. It was a joy to be there.

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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