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This is an incomplete list of museums, which can or may never satisfy any objective standard for completeness. Revisions and additions are welcome.

This is an alphabetical list of museums about, or otherwise focused on African Americans.


Name Town/City State Image
Abiel Smith School, Museum of African American History Boston Massachusetts Abiel Smith School.jpg
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum Jersey City New Jersey
African American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa Cedar Rapids Iowa
African American Museum Dallas Texas
African American Museum and Library at Oakland Oakland California AAMLO.jpg
African American Museum in Cleveland Cleveland Ohio Afommus.jpg
African American Museum in Philadelphia Phildelphia Pennsylvania African American Museum in Phila.jpg
African American Museum of the Arts DeLand Florida Deland AAMA01.jpg
Afro-American Historical Society of Delaware (Proposed) Wilmington Delaware
Alexandria Black History Museum Alexandria Virginia
America's Black Holocaust Museum Milwaukee Wisconsin America's Black Holocaust Museum.jpg
Anacostia Museum Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Anacostia-Museum B&W.jpg
Banneker-Douglass Museum Annapolis Maryland Mt Moriah Jul 09.JPG
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Birmingham Alabama
Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia Richmond Virginia
Bontemps African American Museum Alexandria Louisiana
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Topeka Kansas
California African American Museum Los Angeles California
Center for Civil & Human Rights (planned) Atlanta Georgia
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Detroit Michigan Museum of African American History.jpg
Civil War Memorial Museum Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.
Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park Allensworth California 2009-0725-CA-Allensworth-Elementary.jpg
Creole Heritage Folk Life Center Opelousas Louisiana
Delta Cultural Center Helena Arkansas
Dorchester Academy Midway Georgia
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum St. Petersburg Florida
DuSable Museum of African American History Chicago Illinois The DuSable Museum.jpg
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Frederick Douglass House.jpg
George Washington Carver Museum Tuskegee Alabama
Great Blacks in Wax Museum Baltimore Maryland BlackWax.jpg
Great Plains Black History Museum North Omaha Nebraska P3160007.JPG
Idaho Black History Museum Boise Idaho
Isaac Scott Hathaway Museum Lexington Kentucky
L.E. Coleman African-American Museum Halifax County, Virginia Virginia
LaVilla Museum Jacksonville Florida
Legacy Museum of African American History Lynchburg Virginia
Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site Atlanta Georgia
Mary McLeod Bethune Home Daytona Beach Florida Daytona Beach Bethune house02.jpg
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Little Rock Arkansas
Muhammad Ali Center Louisville Kentucky AliCenter.jpg
Museum of African American History, African Meeting House Boston Massachusetts
Museum of African American Music Newark New Jersey
Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco California Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco.jpg
National African American Archives and Museum Mobile Alabama National African American Archives Mobile.JPG
National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center Wilberforce Ohio
National Center of Afro-American Artists Roxbury Massachusetts
National Museum of African American History and Culture Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Cincinnati Ohio NationalUndergroundRailroadFreedomCenter.jpg
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Kansas City Missouri Nlbmandjazz.jpg
New Orleans African American Museum New Orleans Louisiana
Nicodemus National Historic Site Nicodemus Kansas Nicodemus.JPG
Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum Monroe Louisiana
Northwest African American Museum Seattle Washington
Oak Hill Heritage House & Multicultural Research Library Oxford North Carolina
Old Dillard Museum Fort Lauderdale Florida
Old Stone House Museum Brownington Vermont
Paul R. Jones Collection of African American Art Newark Delaware
Pope House Museum Raleigh North Carolina
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture Baltimore Maryland
River Road African American Museum Donaldsonville Louisiana
St. Rita's Black History Museum New Smyrna Beach Florida New Smyrna Saint Rita Mission.jpg
Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum Tallahassee Florida CarnegieLibraryTLH.JPG
Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum Hammond Louisiana
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Tuskegee Alabama
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site Tuskegee Alabama
Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art Savannah Georgia
Weeksville Heritage Center Brooklyn New York
Wells'Built Museum Orlando Florida Orlando Wellsbuilt Hotel01.jpg
Whitney Young Birthplace and Museum Simpsonville Kentucky

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