African American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch Street, Philadelphia

Admission for Two or Four to African American Museum in Philadelphia (Up to 61% Off)

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An integral asset of the Philadelphia cultural landscape, this museum shares stories from people of African descent through art and history

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Katrina
3 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
1 day ago
Experience was so-so. I expected more exhibits. It’s also unfortunate that that you can’t hear the narrators at their individual “kiosks” for lack of a better term. Everyone was playing theirs which made it inaudible. We literally were done in under an hour.
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aaron
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
1 day ago
Support what’s geared towards black people.
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Bryant
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
3 days ago
Great price ...awesome experience
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Richard
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
5 days ago
It’s a really interactive Museum, I went to the 4th Floor they have A Green Book Exhibit.
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Nicole
12 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
5 days ago
Great Museum, very informative.
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About This Deal

Choose from Three Options

  • $11.60 for admission for two ($28 value)
  • $21.60 for admission for four ($56 value)

Family memberships include free admission to the museum for a year in addition to a discount at the museum shop, discounted parking rates for special events, invitations to exhibit openings and special events, and discounted admission to Art Sanctuary.

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Online redemption required for membership option. Limit 6 per person. Valid only for option purchased. May be repurchased every 365 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About African American Museum in Philadelphia

Since its founding in 1976, the African American Museum in Philadelphia has worked to preserve and honor African Americans' heritage through exhibitions, collections, and cultural programs. Four galleries contain exhibits delving into themes including the African diaspora, African American life in Philadelphia, and contemporary African American narratives. The core exhibition, Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776–1876, showcases a timeline detailing how African Americans lived in that era, and brings key historical figures to life through 10 life-size video projections. Visitors can interact with each of the projections, listening to their stories and requesting further topics of discussion, such as the Internet's role in their lives. Another gallery focuses on African American life post-emancipation leading up to the modern day. In addition to engaging exhibitions, the museum also boasts an extensive collection of historical artifacts, including Negro league baseball memorabilia, records, musical instruments, photographs, and the time machine that was used to retrieve each item.