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“Needed More Time....”

African American Civil War Memorial & Museum
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$240.00*
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Private Customized Tour of Washington DC with US Veteran
Ranked #123 of 430 things to do in Washington DC
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The African-American Civil War Museum and Memorial was created to tell the story and pay tribute to African-Americans who fought in the Civil War.
Redondo Beach, California
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Needed More Time....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

The museum is small but houses a wealth of information. I am a sponge when it comes to learning and absorbing anything relaing to American History and this museum was the perfect place for me. Please visit the museum which is easily accessible by subway.

Visited May 2013
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Newport News, Virginia
2 reviews
“NOTHING LIKE HISTORY”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

They had a historian who gave a presentation before your toured the museum. This made it much easier to understand what you were about to see. It was very informative and educational. Highly recommend that children as well as young adults visit to help keep history alive.

Visited May 2013
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Toronto
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Cons:
It is small, but it suited me
Just fine because I was in a hurry. The staff members were welcoming.

As stated in a previous review it jumps from the civil war to the civil  rights museum. There is also a limited amount of info on slave trade.

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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful glimpse of history....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

a short 3 day trip was made even better by this lil treat! What an awesome part of history that is often forgotten or misrepresented.... A small museum that gives u a chronological view of African American plight from the slave ships of Africa to civil war and beyond.... To modern day..... It's a great glimpse of history and gives names and faces to blacks n battle and the many victories won in the race to equality!!! I felt so good after I left!!!

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Hollywood, Florida
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Loved the history...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2012

I was happy to see the story of the civil rights era played out for all to remember or experience for the fist time.

Visited February 2012
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