12 Black museums to visit this summer

12 Black museums to visit this summer
Memphis, TN, June 9, 2017 — I Am A Man exhibit as part of the National Civil Rights Museum and the site of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Photo credit: Shutterstock.com / Gino Santa Maria)

Don’t wait until Black History Month to learn about African American history. Learning about the accomplishments, contributions and prominent Black figures throughout history can take place 365 days a year. Here are a few of the most popular African American museums you should visit this summer to learn about or brush up on our history.

National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry St.
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 521-9699

National Museum of African American History and Culture
1400 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
520 16th St. N.
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 328-9696

The King Center
449 Auburn Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 526-8900

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E Warren Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201

DuSable Museum of African American History
740 E 56th Pl.
Chicago, IL 60637

International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 S Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture
830 E Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Tuskegee Airmen National Museum
1616 Chappie James Ave.
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and American Jazz Museum
1616 E 18th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108

National Museum of African American History and Culture
100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(678) 999-8990

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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