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  • Address: 701 Arch Street, Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Hours: Thursday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm
  • Admission: $14 for adults, $10 for students and children ages 4 to 12

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African American Museum in Philadelphia Tours

This popular museum showcases the unique stories and works of African Americans and the African Diaspora. In addition to creative and dynamic contemporary art, the African American Museum in Philadelphia is home to artifacts from the Civil Rights movement, the Negro baseball league and more.

Travelers who venture to this iconic Philadelphia institution will find a sampling of some of the 500,000 negatives and photographs donated by Jack T. Franklin that highlight the key moments of the Civil Rights Movement, include the march in Selma. The Civic Center collection highlights approximately 400 African artifacts that highlight the craftsmanship and traditions Africa is known for.

Visitors can explore the comprehensive and expansive museum on its own, or enjoy it in conjunction with other nearby attractions like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall and Constitution Center.

Practical Info

The museum is located at 701 Arch Street at the corner of 7th Street, near the National Constitution Center.

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Double-Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, null

Double-Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 24 Reviews

This hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour lets you experience the rich history and legendary sights of Philadelphia with ease. Select a single or multi-day pass ...  Read more

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $32.00

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