Admission for Two, Four, or Six at The Griot Museum of Black History (47% Off)

St. Louis Place

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In a Nutshell

Museum explores black history through beautifully sculpted wax figures and interactive exhibits

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Cannot combine with other offers. Not valid towards other products or services. Cannot be applied to group reservations. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $8 for museum admission for two ($15 value)
  • $16 for museum admission for four ($30 value)
  • $24 for museum admission for six ($45 value)

The Griot Museum of Black History

A griot, in some African countries, is a person who works as a historian and storyteller, collecting tales from the community to preserve and share with future generations. The Griot Museum of Black History began as a wax museum, but the founders quickly realized that they aspired to a higher calling: to collect and preserve the stories of their community. They changed the museum's name to reflect this new mission, and the rest is history.

Speaking of history, the museum still relies on beautifully sculpted wax figures to tell the histories of many notable African-American leaders. Visitors will encounter effigies of Carter G. Woodson, Josephine Baker, and Harriet Scott, along with a number of interactive exhibits added more recently to the collection. Among these exhibits is an authentic slave cabin transported from the Wright-Smith Plantation, as well as a to-scale recreation of a ship's hold dating back to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Additionally, the museum hosts touring exhibitions and live musical performances that explore African-American arts and culture.

Customer Reviews

93 Ratings

Very educational and the wax figures were great
Melanie D. · November 13, 2016
It's a great place! I loved it!
Cheryl H. · September 19, 2016
Great experience..... Details are well organized and the atmosphere puts you in a mindset to learn.....
Anton S. · September 17, 2016
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    St. Louis Place

    2505 Saint Louis Ave

    Saint Louis, MO 63106


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