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Address: 135 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-2567
Phone Number: 404-523-2739
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The Atlanta Apex Museum is entirely devoted to African-American history in...

The Atlanta Apex Museum is entirely devoted to African-American history in order to promote cultural awareness and the societal contributions by African-Americans in Georgia. From one of Atlanta's first Black owned business to pioneer stories to local historical information to baseball to videos at the Trolley Theater, the Apex Museum is full of artifacts, photographs, children's shows, presentations and more – all related to African-American culture, both past and present.

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True Art!!

I have visited this place a few time and i just find it so tranquil. This place is great if you are a true art buff and just want a quick day adventure. I recommend going more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2016
Salathiel
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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A good experience with a nice stuff. Don't miss it! Not the typical mainstream high tech museum but the effort and love those people but inside is amazing. It gives an informative view about the slavery in Atlanta and the efforts to overcome this cruel period of time.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I had a fabulous visit at the APEX Museum in the downtown area just west of 75. This museum tells the story of how Atlanta became the mecca for African American culture and business in the south. There is two 15 minute films to watch as well. Yolanda Jackson and the rest of the staff does an excellent job of... More 

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Thank Dennis P
Stone Mountain, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I have visited this place a few time and i just find it so tranquil. This place is great if you are a true art buff and just want a quick day adventure. I recommend going more than once because you miss alot of great piece when you are just passing through. A must see.

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Thank Salathiel
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit while in Atlanta. Rich with African decent history. From slavery to today's accomplishments. I didn't take any pictures but will the next time I visit

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1 Thank Tajuanya
Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I had no idea of so many creations from our black brothers and sisters, this is a must see for all black americans!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

I must say it was a bit to take in,however it's worth the visit. Very uplifting .just take some time and go.

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Thank penne W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Nice small museum with interesting African American history. There are some things that I already knew but soooo much more that I didn't. I would definitely go at least once more. They show 2 short movies that are narrated by Cicely Tyson and Ossie Davis. There is a lot of history about Auburn street in Georgia as well. I really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A mixture of well executed presentations and half-assed printed articles off wikipedia, I left somewhat engaged and yet disappointed.

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2 Thank practicalnihilist
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This museum is very well put together, it is perfect for anyone wanting to learn or teach their children black history. The staff was very engaging and hands on. They give guided tours or you can just walk around for yourself...I will visit again

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

On a recent trip to Atlanta I stopped by here. I actually stumbled into this museum by accident looking for the MLK museum and thinking it was it since they are nearby each other. What a great stumble! Loved the exhibits, very vivid and powerful. The staff was so friendly and welcoming. Every American child who lives or visits Atlanta... More 

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