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Address: 2505 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-2324
Phone Number: 314-241-7057
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Great museum but couldn't enjoy as much as I would have liked to because of the heat. The A/C had been broken 3 weeks due to vandalism. I hope they have insurance or can get it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum but couldn't enjoy as much as I would have liked to because of the heat. The A/C had been broken 3 weeks due to vandalism. I hope they have insurance or can get it fixed fast. May become a strong detractor.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is not a very big museum, but very well done. The different rooms show different aspects of African-American life throughout different parts of history. There is a continuous playing movie that shows what life was like on a slave ship coming over from Africa. It is very life like, and hard to watch at times seeing how these people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

My family went here and we were all very impressed! We got to see the slave ships and the first black people to get a white lawyer. My Children did the scavenger hunt. We all loved the down stairs black music stars . A good learning place!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This is an excellent stop on your sightseeing trip. More and more exhibits are added over time. Time for me to go back.

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