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The Griot Museum of Black History

2505 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis

Admission for Two or Four at The Griot Museum of Black History (45% Off)

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

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Cynthia
4 ratings4 reviews
March 15, 2020
The museum was empty when we went. Good experience; however did not care for the HIV display in the basement. Took away from the high quality found upstairs.
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Janice
4 ratings3 reviews
March 9, 2020
The staff was very knowledgeable and the exhibits were interesting. The wax figures were very lifelike. Overall , the experience was very enjoyable Will visit again
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Marie
1 ratings1 reviews
March 8, 2020
A wonderful place to take the entire family. Very educational for all ages.. My family and I enjoyed it and will be returning again!
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Brenda
1 ratings1 reviews
March 6, 2020
Nice place to visit
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Orli
4 ratings2 reviews
February 29, 2020
A lot of information! They have a trivia hunt sheet that’s engaging. I wish other museums did, too!
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JennyTOP REVIEWER
34 ratings18 reviews
February 16, 2020
Very informative. The wax figures are very impressive. We enjoyed it and so did our kids
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SarahTOP REVIEWER
31 ratings26 reviews
January 24, 2020
It was very informative Learned things i didn't know in school
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AmandaTOP REVIEWERHELPFUL REVIEWER
11 ratings7 reviews
January 20, 2020
It was very informative
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About This Deal

Choose from Two Options

  • $8.25 for museum admission for two ($15 value)
  • $18 for museum admission for four ($30 value)

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid towards other products or services. Cannot be applied to group reservations. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased. May be repurchased every 30 days. Not valid with other offers or promotions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About 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.