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Address: Macon, GA
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Covers the history and culture of Macon's African-American community.

Covers the history and culture of Macon's African-American community.

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Quaint museum. Learned of GA artists that I had not known before. Very nice staff. It's like a hodge podge of African American history under one roof.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2013
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Hillsboro Beach, Florida
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

too much to explain- must see and you need to have time on your hands, so you can read the display cards

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Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This museum was not completely what was expected from the web site. There was only a small exhibit about Harriet Tubman while most of the building was centered on other African American people. It would have been interesting to have more about Harriet Tubman's life, from slavery to her later life rather than a simple overview of this remarkable woman.... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This museum is a must visit if the history of slaves escaping the south resonates with you. The movie is very disturbing and prompted me to read more stories from former slaves. Take your kids to it!

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

a very interesting place to visit, host was knowledgeable,friendly and courteous...even though there was upstairs rooms, it was kind of small(moving to a larger building across from the sports hall, where the festival was held in a yr) family and i enjoyed it

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The Senior members from my Stone Mountain, GA church thoroughly enjoyed the museum, especially the knowledgeable guide. It was easy to understand the relevance of the displays and the importance of Ms. Tubman's sacrifices and well-deserved place in America's history. This type of exhibit makes you think and does not just readily hand everything to the visitors. As always, you... More 

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Metro Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Last I heard the ambitious exploits of the former mayor were largely bankrupt and had left the city in the same condition. Several museums, opened near this location, at the cost of bulldozers and who knows what. Now they closed because no one really wanted to pay the price of admission of nothingness. Most of these now are empty shells... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

LOTS of history, the kind every human should know about regardless of race. School field trips are PERFECT. Very clean & in a great location. Also great to add to activities for your family reunion. There are also other places to see within the vicinity.

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Hillsboro Beach, Florida
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Quaint museum. Learned of GA artists that I had not known before. Very nice staff. It's like a hodge podge of African American history under one roof.

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Macon, Georgia
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104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

After visiting some of the other museums of similar theme in other southern cities, I was very disappointed by this one. It follows the typical story line, but the displays are small and well worn.

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Georgia
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

This is an excellent place to learn about black history. They have some really beautiful art work. Very enjoyable to take your time and walk through at your own pace.

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