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African American Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Beautiful Folk Art Collection!

We loved the folk art collection and the exhibit on the history of North Dallas was very... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Nicole H
History and Cultural Tour

My wife and I, in our attempt to allow my boys to experience more cultural events, decided to do a... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Tyrone W M
Clinton, Mississippi
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Sep 14, 2018
“Beautiful Folk Art Collection!”
Jul 16, 2018
“History and Cultural Tour”
A museum celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the arts.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1005
+1 214-565-9026
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

We loved the folk art collection and the exhibit on the history of North Dallas was very interesting. Beautiful building and great exhibit for a relatively short visit. Excellent experience, especially considering it was free! The proprietor of the museum was very helpful and gave...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I, in our attempt to allow my boys to experience more cultural events, decided to do a tour of this museum while in Dallas. What amazes me it's just how much history was in this small Museum tucked away on a little-known...More

1  Thank Tyrone W M
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Took a trip back to D.C. just to visit the new African American museum! It was amazing but it could've been better. You will enjoy the museum,the only museum that means anything to me from there!

1  Thank Robert's W
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Nice way to learn about the history of African American Dallas history. More of a gallery then a museum but still a good learning experience.

2  Thank CruisinNana2015
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Nice location. Pleasant surroundings. The displays were nice, but some were fairly elementary or simple. I was most impressed with the Facing the Rising Sun exhibit. It had audio and video that made it very informative. It can become hard to hear when there are...More

2  Thank Mechelle K
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

December marked my second visit to this new museum. I went with a couple of friends and my Mom. We went late morning on a weekday so it was not too crowded. The first comment I have is that this is a wonderful museum filleed...More

3  Thank Qwerky2
Reviewed December 14, 2016

The gentleman at the front desk was so nice, knowledgeable, and helpful! The exhibits were great. Especially the Sepia exhibit!

Thank chayiljewel
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

What a remarkable experience! We took a group of teenagers and the guided tour with Mr. Lindsey was very informative . I especially appreciate the historical references to the African Americans in the dallas Fort Worth area . Sometimes are definitely left out of our...More

Thank Alaster83
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Rotating exhibits, history of important areas of Dallas, very well done, lovely building, informative staff

1  Thank Hogiepaw
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We were able to get in the second day of opening. It was great!!!! The first floor is newer stars/singers/athletes mixes in with showings of garments/ etc. It gets better as you go to different floors. Highly recommend

1  Thank sddeberry
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