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African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey

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Did not expect to see such an array of different things. The man running the place - sorry I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Slidell, Louisiana

This little gem of a museum is located in the Noyes Arts Garage. They've packed a lot of stuff into... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul L
Nashville, Tennessee
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AAHMSNJ features African American cultural artifacts and the work of local artists in Southern New Jersey. With a permanent home in Atlantic City and a traveling museum with access to over 3,000 historical and cultural artifacts, AAHMSNJ offers a...more
2200 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4080
+1 609-350-6662
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not expect to see such an array of different things. The man running the place - sorry I forgot his name - was very friendly and informed. My only issue was the he was running two different booths and had to keep going back...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little gem of a museum is located in the Noyes Arts Garage. They've packed a lot of stuff into a limited space, and it's interesting and informative. Great to learn about our history and also ourselves.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed September 8, 2018

What a surprise to find this jewel hidden in the Arts Garage of Stockton College. Packed with a great deal of African American history this museum changes exhibits several times during the year. If you are lucky enough to meet Ralph you will be delighted...More

Thank Nanci R
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I learned quite a bit about the history of African Americans at this museum. Its small but impactful

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Excellent exhibits and informative guides with many artifacts of African American significance. Though small and out of the way, well worth visiting.

1  Thank edwarda141
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Small art museum, and the owner is very enthusiastic to share his knowledge and love of art, along with his knowledge of Blacks history in Atlantic City. I learned quite a bit...

2  Thank jacinta311
Reviewed December 22, 2017

My family and decided to spend the week before Christmas in Atlantic City, NJ. We knew it would be off-season but we were looking forward to the rest and relaxation. On one of the days we went to the African American Heritage museum and had...More

Thank Art A
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This ongoing wonderful exhibit titled "Black Cowboys & Buffalo Soldiers" is about the African American experience in the Old West that most history books left out. Through captioned photographs, posters, videos and artwork, this exhibit tells the "forgotten" story about the Buffalo Soldiers, African American...More

2  Thank Seamaid2
Reviewed January 10, 2017

This small but powerful free museum is located just 2 blocks from Ceasars casino. They offer a guided tour which is packed with interesting facts. This museum is a must see when visiting AC.

2  Thank Anita B
Reviewed October 13, 2016

you like history or musems then come here to learn and explore about what happened here the history the history

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