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APEX Museum

135 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-2567
+1 404-523-2739
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The Center for Civil and Human Rights and Apex Museum Combo Tour
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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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135 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-2567
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"african american history"
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"sweet auburn"
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"high tech"
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"downtown area"
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"great history"
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"funding"
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"storyteller"
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"films"
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"slaves"
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"reminder"
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"visitors"
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"mlk"
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"culture"
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Great experience. It's just the right size for a self paced tour without feeling overwhelmed. Each display is haunting and historical. A perfect reminder of history.

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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thanks so much for coming.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

This gem of learning place needs to be more closely tied to a visit to the MLK Visitor Center. It's a mere 10-minute walk from the center through the Sweet Auburn historic business community. More important, the APEX begins the story that continues at the...More

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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

You are awesome. Thanks so much for your feedback.

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

The APEX Museum is located in the "Sweet Auburn" area of Atlanta. Sweet Auburn was an African American area in Atlanta prior to desegregation. MLK grew up in the area and the Ebenezer Baptist Church is located there as well. The APEX is small which...More

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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2018

Wow!! Thanks for visiting the Museum and thanks for the great review.

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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent museum to visit if you want to understand better African American history. Asa Hilliard said: ”whatever you do.....never let them begin our history with slavery”. The Apex museum takes you back years and centuries, by explaining the origins of African American....More

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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thanks for your visit.

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

Wonderful storyteller walking the visitor thru history by way of song and piercing reports within an hour. An entrance fee of $7 (discounts available), striking displays, and a free poster at the end of your visit, the APEX Museum is an enhancing addition to the...More

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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Thanks for coming.

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Reviewed April 24, 2017

Ideally located on historic Auburn Avenue in downtown ATL. Easy parking right next door and a minimal entrance fee of less than $10 (4.75 for seniors). First I want to suggest that visitors get past the fact that the museum is dated and not high...More

3  Thank jubileegoddess
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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Thanks for coming,

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

The Apex museum is a great educational stop in Atlanta. I was milling around on foot and when I saw this stop, I had to go inside. I was greeted warmly by the curator and a small $7 fee sent me on my way. While...More

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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thanks for your support.

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Reviewed September 15, 2016

I was in town for a conference at the Hilton and spotted this place during a walk near GSU. I read more about it online and was interested in learning more about the history of Atlanta and of African-Americans in the South. The owner was...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

This museum had so much information.I am glad we stopped by. So much history. as a londoner born and raised in southern parts of Africa, slave trade never reached there. For me it was very very educational. I mean if you are in Atlanta you...More

1  Thank taps901
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Janice W, Manager at APEX Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Thanks so much for visiting.

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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...More

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